GENERAL INFORMATION

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
Developmental 
Disabilities-CDC  
   

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