UCSF Spring quarter 2014 course: "Challenges in 'Precision' Genomic Medicine and Public Health"
- This interdisciplinary course provides an introduction to core challenges in “precision” genomic medicine and public health. It will explore ethical, legal, social, and policy issues critical to effective translation of genomic knowledge, examining the rise of new technologies and practices through detailed case studies. The course interrogates a promising science while engaging in critical and constructive discussion of a number of topics, including genetic screening, prenatal testing, direct-to-consumer genetics, and race and genetics. Taught by UCSF Presidential Chair and Visiting Professor, Wylie Burke, MD, PhD
Now redesigned as a free Coursera course: "UCSF Ethical and Social Challenges in Genomic and Precision Medicine"
- Starting September 15, 2014, this seven week course is primarily directed toward learners with an interest in genetics, medical genetics, genetic counseling, public health, as well as members of the broader public with an interest in the ethical, legal, policy, and social issues raised by the new science of genomics. Click below to register!