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ASHG's recently launched new initiative is a critical first step

Addressing Cultural Awareness and Competency around Human Genetics in the Classroom

Through public engagement and education initiatives, ASHG strives to be a reliable and sought-after source for public information on the benefits of human genetics and genomics research. This information should be accessible to anyone with an interest in the field. While many people enrich their knowledge of this field through ASHG’s Discover Genetics resources, classrooms are often the first place that introduces someone... Read More

Donna Martin, MD, PhD Secretary, ASHG

Consider Joining an ASHG Committee This Year

Board and committee members are among the most important facets of Society life and serve as important member engagement opportunities. Each year, ASHG is committed to reflecting the diversity of the communities it seeks to serve in its leadership and encourages applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups for service on the board... Read More

Confronting the Past – A Necessary Path to Equity

To chart a path toward an equitable future, ASHG’s Board of Directors considered and approved in April 2021 an updated Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Action Plan that recognizes a key strategic focus area, which is to acknowledge and reckon with a history of past harms linked to racism, eugenics, or other systemic forms... Read More

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