O'Connor Chair Lecture & Workshop Series Spring 2014: Emily Edelman

O'Connor Chair Lecture series Spring 2014 features Emily Edelman, MS, CGC Associate Director, Clinical &Emily Edelman, MS, CGC Continuing Education, The Jackson Laboratory.

Emily Edelman is a board certified genetic counselor whose work focuses on genetics education for health professionals. At the Jackson Laboratory, she collaborates with healthcare providers to incorporate genetics and genomics into clinical practice through diverse education programs. Previously at NCHPEG (the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics), Ms. Edelman directed the development of targeted education programs and clinical tools in genetics for healthcare providers, including initiatives in family health history, neurology, and cancer. Prior to joining NCHPEG, Ms. Edelman was a genetic counselor at the Genomic Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic, where she had roles in cancer genetic counseling, cancer research, and family health history and personalized medicine initiatives.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Anderson Center for the Arts Theatre
Evening Lecture - Open to the Public
"Genetics, Genomics, and You"
1.5 Contact Hours

Thursday, March 20, 2014
9 a.m. - Noon
Chesboro Room - Dewar Hall, Hartwick Campus
Morning Workshop for Practicing Nurses and Nurse Educators
"Genetic & Genomic Education for Clinicians"
3.0 Contact Hours

Thursday, March 20, 2014
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Slade Theater, Yager Hall, Hartwick Campus
Afternoon Workshop for Sophomore, Junior and Senior Nursing Students
"Genomic Risk Assessment"
3.0 Contact Hours

The evening lecture on March 19 is free and open to the public.

Nurses and Nurse Educators are asked to please RSVP for the workshop: To RSVP for the workshop at Hartwick College on Thursday, March 20, please contact Donna Decker, Coordinator of Nursing Opportunities at deckerd@hartwick.edu.

Ashley Gee '10

Ashley Gee '10

Amazing program ... the best nursing education I could have ever hoped to receive.

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