The NERGN has endeavored to provide a limited number of resources for families, health care providers and public health professionals that are relevant to its mission. These resources take the form of definitions, publications, articles and links to other organizations, and are not intended to be a comprehensive listing. The intention is to provide useful information and to highlight some of the innovative thinking and approaches to care for individuals with inherited conditions. Providing resources to the audiences below fulfills part of the NERGN's purpose.

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Title Summary Age Group Topic
University of Vermont Medical Center, Familial Cancer Program The Familial Cancer Program in Burlington, VT, offers risk assessments, genetic cancer testing and counseling for families and individuals with an elevated risk of cancer due to family history. Child, Teen/Young Adult, Adult Genetic Clinic(s)
Utility of Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk This tool is designed to teach how genetics can help in breast cancer risk assessment. Adult Genetic & Genomic Information
Vermont Child Health Improvement Program Quality Improvement in pediatrics Child, Teen/Young Adult Pediatric Improvement Programs
Vermont Family Network Vermont Family Network (VFN) empowers and supports all Vermont families of children with special needs so that all children reach their potential. They consult on a variety of topics including special education, community resources, health insurance, transition, and family-centered care. Child, Teen/Young Adult Insurance & Financial, Support & Advocacy, Transition
VT Dept. of Health Office of Children with Special Health Needs  A free public health program for families, health care providers, and communities. We support Vermont children and youth with special health needs by ensuring comprehensive, community-based and family-centered services. Child, Teen/Young Adult Public Health Departments
Webinar series on Care Coordination for Children with Complex Health Care Needs Resource related to care coordination from the Catalyst Center Child, Teen/Young Adult Medical Home & Care Coordination
Webinar Series: It's All About Teamwork: Incorporating Genetics and Family History into the work of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) A series of webinars to help families in certain health field categories - including, but not limited to, genetics, pediatric family history, and the importance of coordinating care for children. Child, Adult Education, Family Health History, Medical Home & Care Coordination
Women and Infants, Genetics and Prevention Program Patients coming to the Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program are given a two-hour consultation with a cancer genetic counselor and physician that offers a comprehensive analysis of their cancer risk based on medical, familial and lifestyle factors. Child, Teen/Young Adult, Adult Genetic Clinic(s)
Women and Infants, Reproductive Genetics The Reproductive Genetics Service was created to help women with medical conditions encountered or made worse by a pregnancy or whose prenatal testing reveals a birth defect or genetic condition in the fetus. Child, Teen/Young Adult, Adult Genetic Clinic(s)
Yale Maternal-Fetal Medicine Maternal-Fetal Medicine provides comprehensive prenatal genetic testing and genetic counseling services. Locations in New Haven and New London. Child, Teen/Young Adult, Adult Genetic Clinic(s)