Editorial: Educating Health Professionals in Genomic Medicine: Evidence-Based Strategies and Approaches

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Frontiers in Genetics, by Sylvia Metcalfe et al

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With the rapid advancement of genomic technologies, particularly in the area of testing for human disease, genomics is being increasingly integrated into clinical care across many health disciplines. Nonetheless, there has been perceived lack of relevance by some non-genetic specialist health professionals and many challenges exist for genomic medicine to be successfully implemented (Joyner and Paneth, 2019). All specialists in genomic medicine will play an important role in preparing their non-specialist colleagues for this transformation in clinical care. New and innovative strategies both for education and system change will be required...