Genetics Policies

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Policy Page - Click on the symbol ( ) for a comprehensive listing of all policies within the organization.

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AHIP - America's Health Insurance Plans 


AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics 

ACLU- American Civil Liberties Union 


ACMG- American College of Medical Genetics


ACOG - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


AHRQ - Agency for Health Care Research & Quality 


AMA - American Medical Association  


AMCHP- Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs 

AMD - AMD Alliance International      


APHA - American Public Health Association  


APHL - Association of Public Health Laboratories


APHMG - The Association of Professors of Human or Medical Genetics


ASGT - American Society of Gene Therapy


ASHG- American Society of Human Genetics

Association of Schools of Public Health


ASTHO- Association of State & Territorial Health Officials


ASTCDPD - Association of State & Territorial Chronic Disease Directors   


CAP - College of American Pathologists 


CDC/MMWR- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 


CRG - Council for Responsible Genetics 


Genetic Alliance

HHS - Health and Human Services


HRSA - Health Resources and Services Administration


HGSA - Human Genetics Society of Australasia 


MOD - March of Dimes 

NCEMCH - National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health 


MCHB - Maternal and Child Health Bureau 


MCHB Clearinghouse


Milbank Memorial Fund 


 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)


American Cancer Society (ACS) 


 American - Gastroenterological Association   (AGA)


American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) - Medical Specialty Society


 Kaiser Permanente 


 United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 


NBCC - National Board for Certified Counselors 

       NCBDDD - National Center on Birth Defects and

NCHPEG - National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics


NCSL - National Conference of State Legislators 

NGA - National Governors Association 


NHGRI - National Human Genome Research Institute 

NIH - National Institutes of Health    


NSGC- National Society of Genetic Counselors 

       Royal Australasian College of  Physicians       

SACGT - Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetic Testing

ISONG - International Society of Nurses in Genetics 


Coalition for Genetic Fairness 


NCI - National Cancer Institute 


NHIC - National Health Information Center