The Committee on Genetics (COG) studies and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on recent advances in genetics and provides support to chapters on state legislative issues as they relate to genetics.
Patient Education Resources
Newborn Hearing Screening and Your Baby
Learning Disabilities: What Parents Need to Know
What is a Pediatric Geneticist
AAP Subspecialty Fact SheetsRelated Academy Resources
Genetics in Primary Care Institute
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Toolkit
Section on Genetics and Birth Defects
Council on Children with Disabilities
National Center for Medical Home Implementation
American College of Medical Genetics
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society for Human Genetics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Genetics and Genomics
Health Resources and Services Administration-
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
March of Dimes-
Birth Defects and Genetics- Genetics and Your Practice
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Society of Genetic Counselors
National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center National Organization for Rare Disorders Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man University of Kansas Genetics Education Center
General fertility rates and the number of births in the United States both declined by 1 percent in 2010-2011, and teenage birth rates continue to decline, as stated in the Annual Summary of Vital Statistics: 2010-2011.
The mission of the GPCI is to increase primary care provider (PCP) knowledge and skills in providing genetic-based services.
The AAP offers speaking points for members related to the policy statement on genetic screening.
Short hospital stays may limit timely detection, putting newborns at risk for kernicterus.
Surveys that use global and scenario-based questions may not accurately capture clinicians' real-world decision-making.