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  • Core Curriculum Recommendations for Medical Schools, American Society of Human Genetics (knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to medical genetics needed by medical students during their careers as physicians), Am J Hum Genet 1995 (56):535-537.
  • Clinical Objectives in Medical Genetics for Undergraduate Medical Students, Association of Professors of Human Genetics, Genetics in Medicine vol. 1(1):54-55, Nov/Dec 1998.   (clinical training and competencies for medical students to apply genetic principles in diagnosis, management, and prevention of human disease)
  • Core Competencies in Genetics Essential for All Health-Care Professionals, 2001, National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) New [Recommendations of core competencies in genetics essential for all health professionals, Core Competency Working Group of the National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics, Genetics in Medicine Vol 3(2), March/April 2001]
  • Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Practice Residents:  Medical Genetics, 1999, American Academy of Family Practice
  • Courses

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Genetics Department
  • Clinical Genetics: A Self-Study Guide, table of contents, Univ. So Dakota Medical School, Virtual Hospital Version of Guide
  • Clinical Genetics: A Self Study for Health Care Providers, VP Johnson and C Christianson, University of South Dakota, May 1998, Virtual Hospital
  • Chemistry of the Cell and Genetics course, JWolfe, Genetics course, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital
  • Frontiers in Genetics, audiolectures, George Washington Univ. Medical Center, calendar
  • Genetics and Your Practice program for primary care providers, Washington State Department of Health, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, medical geneticists and genetic counselors, July 1996, national and local information and referral resources, slide presentation
  • Genetic Concepts and Genetic Tests, University South Dakota School Medicine
  • Genetics lectures, JWolfe, Chemistry of the Cell and Genetics, UCL Medical School & Year 2: Genetics, Royal Free Hospital Medical School, United Kingdom
  • Genetic Testing, Pennsylvania State Health Department, 2001, online training moduleNew
  • Genetics Tutorial, Greenberg Center for Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Greenwood Genetics Center, South Carolina, Human Medical Genetics, Graduate Course
  • Genetic Education Materials, Greenwood Genetic Center
  • Greenwood Genetics Center, graduate courses in human medical genetics
  • Genetics, Epidemiology, Ethics &Public Health, University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Louisiana State University, Medical Genetics 211, course material, assignments and answers, case studies
  • Marshall Univ. School Medicine, WV, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics
  • Marshall University School of Medicine, course outline/exam questions
  • Marfan Syndrome Exercise, construct pedigree, PSoderberg, Beloit College,1995
  • Medical Biochemistry Examination II (1995) - Computer Based Learning Unit, Univ. Leeds
  • Neonatology on the Web, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • New Genetics: Medicine and the Human Genome, 2001, CD-ROM, genetics and genomics, impact on healthcare and society.  Courseware for physicians, CME credit, Stanford University, STobin, Twisted Ladder New
  • Principles of Genetics, DPSnustad & MJSimmons, Univ. Minnesota and JBJenkins, Swarthmore College, Table of Contents link to GenLink: world wide web genetics resources
  • Referral for Genetic Services, Pennsylvania State Health Department, 2001, online training module New
  • Telegenetics for DoD primary care providers, health care providers, students, and researchers with patient information, ethics, genetics in the news sections, and slide presentations on Autosomal Dominant and Recessive Inheritance, Genetic Predisposition to Cancer, Congenital Malformation, Genetics for the Internist, Basics of Genetic Assessment and Counseling, Genetics for the Orthopedist
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Clinical Genetics Course, clinical cases, not currently online
  • Tulane University, genetic course
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Molecular Genetics, Human Genetics for M-1 Students
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Developmental and Genetic Disease lecture, DL Persons, Pathology,
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Biochemistry: Genetics & Molecular Biology Study Guide
  • University of Michigan Medical School, course information, practice quizzes
  • University of California, San Diego, syllabus, lecture outline, and links
  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Human Genetics Course, course syllabus
  • University of Michigan, TD Gelehrter's Human Genetics Teaching Materials New
  • University of Rochester brochures, newsletters, fact sheets: hemoglobinopathies, CF, genetic susceptibility to cancer
  • University of Utah, Medical Genetics
  • University of Virginia Medical College, Medical and Molecular Genetics
  • University of Utah, WebPath, Prenatal Diagnosis Tutorial
  • University of Washington, Seattle, course outlines/syllabus/problem sets/old exams
  • University of Washington, Medical Genetics Course, 2nd Year Medical Students, HuBio 554
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Medical Genetics Course, medical school, Houston, TX
  • Vanderbilt University Medical School, links to teaching resources
  • Vanderbilt Clinical Research Center, Introduction to Gene Therapy Course
  • Virtual Hospital, Clinical Genetics: A Self Study for Health Care Providers
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Detroit, Michigan, MBG 7010: Introduction to Molecular Biology and Genetics (2002), IBS 7030: Biomedical Functional Genomics (2002), MBG 7600: Advanced Human Genetics (2002), MBG 8680: Computer Applications in Molecular Genetics (2002)
  • Yale University School of Medicine, first year medical school course
  • Online / Distance Education courses

    Cancer sites

    Cytogenetic sites

  • Cytogenetic images and animations, Tokyo Medical College, Department of Paediatircs, Genetics Study Group, Hironao Numabe, M.D. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Cytogenetics Gallery, University of Washington
  • Chromosome Mutations, Modern Genetic Analysis
  • Cytogenetic sites
  • Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education, Medical Library, Utah, search for Cytogenetics Images, normal and abnormal karyotypes, WebPath Cytogenetics Images
  • Idiograms of chromosomes, Univ. Washington
  • Embryology Sites

    Metabolism sites

  • Animated Metabolic Pathways (Sodium - Potassium ATPase, Sliding Filament Model of Muscle Contraction, Electrical Conduction in the Heart, Blood flow through the Heart, Norepinephrine's Effect on Heart Rate, Epinephrine's Effects on alpha and beta Receptors, Isoproterenol's Effect on Cardiac Output), Wayne State University School of Medicine New
  • Enzymes and Metabolic Pathways, charts, EMP project, formerly Argonne National Laboratories
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism of Acute Onset in Infancy: An Approach To Diagnosis and Management, 1995, WR Wilcox, Medical Genetics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Lysosomal Storage diseases, by K Moremen, University of Georgia Complex Carbohydrate Research Center & D Malm, University of Tromso, Norway, also reference chart
  • Metabolic Disorders resources, support groups
  • Online tests and self-assessment exams

  • Genetics Instruction and Assessment Programs, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Genetics exam - Thomas Jefferson University - available only to enrolled students
  • Human Genetics Problem Sets, the Biology Project, University of Arizona
  • Inheritance patters, Chromosomes and genes, DNA, Human Genetics - select chapter for self-assessment exam from Times Mirror Higher Education
  • Medical and Molecular Genetics, Pediatrics 801, Final Practice Examination, Arizona Health Science Center New
  • Medical Genetics, Exams, photos, and movies; Jorde, Carey, Bamshad, White, Univ Utah
  • Medical Genetics Question Bank 1998, University of Texas Medical School, Houston
  • Practice Human Genetics Exams - from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, available at various times during courses
  • Quiz on genetic linkage and physical mapping, Brunel University, West London
  • Recombinant DNA Technology Problem Set, the Biology Project, University of Arizona
  • Study Guides, Texas A&M University, Genetics 301, C McGill
  • What's Your Diagnosis, OB/GYN, ACOG, University Hospital, OBGYN Today
  • Professional Courses, Workshops, Meetings

    Undergraduate / college genetics courses

  • Biology 320, BWalsh, University of Arizona
  • BIOS212 Genetics, Biological Sciences and Western Nebraska Community College
  • Behavioral Genetics in Psychopathology, Abnormal Psycology, BYU Issues in Genetics
  • Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance and the The Molecular Basis of Inheritance, STAbedon, Biology 113, Ohio State University
  • Genetic Disorders, Pediatric Respiratory Issues Review, Tulane Pulmonary Center & LSUMC Cardiopulmonary Science
  • Genetics Module, University of Alberta
  • Genetics 301, test questions
  • Genetic Education for Native Americans
  • Heredity and Man
  • Mendelian Genetics 7.01, Biology Hypertextbook, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), includes diagrams, problems. Mendelian genetics, crosses, sex-linkage, meiosis, linkage, mapping, genetic research
  • Pedigree Analysis, Biology 1125, Mansfield, Ohio State University
  • Science of Genetics, North Dakota State University
  • Undergraduate genetics courses, North Carolina State University
  • Materials developed for teachers and lay public, or by students

  • Animation Library (PCR, Southern blot, sequencing, polymorphisms), Cold Spring Harbor Lab DNA Learning Center
  • Blazing a Genetic Trail - online book, Howard Hughes Medical Institutes. Information on Basic Genetics, the Human Genome Project, Glossary, and more
  • Design Pedigree for Color Blindness, imaginary family
  • Exploratorium exhibit on genetics, ethics cases Huntington disease scenario and Cystic fibrosis scenario
  • Genetics Education Center, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Genetics: Basis for medicine in the 21st century (.pdf file), European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) 1998 New
  • Genetic Lesson Plan Ideas, Genetics Education Center, Univ. Kansas Medical Center
  • Genetic Education Materials, Greenwood Genetic Center
  • Genetic Booklets and Brochures Online
  • Human Population Genotypes Simulator, (requires java), alleles, population numbers, generations, survival rates, view results as graph or allele frequency histogram
  • Human Genome Project Internet Exercise, research genetic disorders online, rate value of
    accumulated web sites, ratings are based on assuming the role of a person affected by a genetic disorders
  • International Data Report, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario. Genetic diseases located by chromosome location or alphabetical listing of genes. Updated weekly
  • Introduction to Genetics, two games (matching, flash card, jeopardy style) with feedback for students/may be used as introduction, practice, or as a quiz
  • Karyotype Activity, human chromosome digital images, students arrange chromosomes into karyotypes, interpret findings
  • NSW Genetics Education Program, research, information and education program, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Pediatric genetic cases for discussion, Utah Museum of Natural History - other genetic cases and activities
  • Pedigree Intro and Practice, phenotypes and pedigree symbols, sample pedigree, pedigree problem solving, tutorial
  • A Question of Genes, PBS program on genetic testing, teacher guide available, 9/16/97
  • Understanding Gene Testing, details behind the technical procedures involved in gene testing
  • X-linked inheritance, James Madison University,JLButts New
  • Other

    Publications / lectures

    Cases Studies

    Graphics and Images

    Education Resources

  • Ask A Scientist: Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Breast Cancer Tutorial, University of Utah, WebPath
  • Cartoons and teacher lesson plans
  • Case Studies in Science,State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Constructing Written Test Questions for the Basic and Clinical Sciences, (.pdf file) SM Case and DB Swanson, National Board of Medical Examiners manual, 2001, to help faculty members at medical schools improve quality of multiple-choice questions used in examinations
  • Cyberounds, Interactive grand rounds, moderated conferences created by experts, free membership, online CME, sponsored by The Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Ethical, legal and social aspects of medical care, USUHS School of Medicine - Infants session includes case studies for spina bifida, Down syndrome, kidney conditions, mental retardation, with facilitators' guidelines for discussing cases, Genetic Screening and Counseling section includes sickle cell anemia, Down syndrome, Tay-Sachs, atypical karyotype Huntington disease, XYY
  • Evaluation of Heart Murmurs in Children & Adolescents: sample murmurs, clinical cases, KUMC
  • Genetics courses and meetings
  • Genetic Code (codons), Uniformed Services University (USUHS) Medical Biochemistry Exams
  • Genetic Diseases Resources, Genetics Education Center, Univ. Kansas Medical Center
  • Glossaries of clinical genetics / human genome project terms
  • Guidelines for Reporting and Writing About People with Disabilities, University of Kansas and endorsed by other national associations
  • Human Genome Education Model Project II, Education for Health Care Professionals including audiologists, dietitians, nutritionists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists and social workers, Georgetown University Child Development Center
  • Item Writing Guide, National Board of Medical Examiners, 2001
  • Medical Imagery, medical illustrations
  • Merck Manuel Section on Pediatrics and Genetics, including, Advances in Molecular Genetics
  • Online Medical School Courses
  • Online Resource Center Media Resource Room, 1998 National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Conference
  • Primer in Cell Biology
  • Primer in Mendelian Genetics
  • Primer in Molecular Genetics
  • Primer in Recombinant DNA
  • Science in the Cinema, NIH, commercial movies and scientist commentaries
  • Society for Developmental Biology
  • Structure and Function of Organelles, Cell Biology Course, MIT
  • Teaching Resources, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  •, biographical dictionary of medical eponyms New
  • World Lecture Hall - University of Texas - variety of course materials
  • References

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