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SeqFirst: Improving Access Equity for a Genetic Diagnosis in Critically Ill Infants

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  1. Compare the rate of precise genetic diagnosis for a simplified exclusion-based model for genetic testing versus inclusion-based conventional workflow.
  2. Evaluate barriers to access to genetic testing in the inpatient setting.
  3. Integrate information about factors that may make a child less likely to be referred for genetic testing to improve access to genetic testing.

Planners disclose they have no relevant financial relationships. Speaker discloses: Grant/research support from Illumina. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.


Tara Wenger, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UW; Associate Medical Director, Inpatient Genetic Services and Associate Program Director for Research, Scholarship and Pediatric Genetics, Pediatric Residency Program, Vascular Anomalies, Craniofacial Genetics Clinic, Seattle Children’s



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