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Come out to Take Charge of Your PKU! – May 21, 2022

Join us for an in-person PKU educational event

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You deserve to understand your PKU! It helps to learn about the impact of high blood Phe levels and the importance of working with your healthcare team. Come hear a PKU expert talk about real-life PKU management challenges and steps you can take to break the cycle of high Phe. The presentation includes videos from real patients. What’s more, the event is a great way to connect with others in the PKU community.

Zoo New England – Franklin Park Zoo
1 Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121

May 21, 2022
10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

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Joseph Ray, MD
Director, Division of Medical Genetics and Metabolism
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

This special event is open to people with PKU and up to four of their caregivers or family members, age 4 and older; childcare will not be provided.
There is no cost to attend: it is sponsored by BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

BioMarin
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
105 Digital Drive, Novato, CA 94949

The Genetic Counseling Community: Restoring and Building Relationships – June 3, 2022

THE GENETIC COUNSELING COMMUNITY: RESTORING AND BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS


HYBRID CONFERENCE

Friday, June 3, 2022

Sponsored by: MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Genetic Counseling Program


OVERVIEW

Please join us for this hybrid conference to further professional development in the field of genetic counseling and genetics/genomics.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:  
  • Apply restorative justice principles/framework in both professional and personal life.
  • Explain salient findings in the diagnosis, natural history, and management and treatment of genetic eye conditions.
  • Implement strategies for building a successful supervisory relationship.
  • Build critically needed skills for engaging in conversations around identity and learned biases.
  • Develop skills for making amends and restoring relationships with one another and with the communities we serve.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Practicing genetic counselors (Board-Eligible or Board-Certified), genetic counseling students, prospective genetic counseling students, geneticists, IHP faculty and students.