The Program
Mark your calendars for October 5-6, 2016

Individualizing Medicine 2016: From Promise to Practice focuses on how to translate the promise of genomic medicine to your practice. Expert speakers, focused breakout sessions, case studies and a poster session provide opportunities to discover and discuss emerging topics in applied genomics.

Why attend

  • Learn about the latest findings in genomics and how to apply them to your practice
  • Learn practical applications for integrating genomics and pharmacogenomics to individualize patient care
  • Discuss strategies to overcome obstacles of implementing genomic sequencing for patient care
  • Discuss how to disseminate genomic information to patients through ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Network with professionals in your field
  • Share your clinical case studies and research

Who Should Attend

  • Physicians
  • Clinician-researchers and scientists
  • Genetic counselors
  • Nurse practitioners and physician assistants
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Laboratory medicine professionals
  • Bioinformaticians, medical informaticians and information technology professionals
  • Bioethicists
  • Pathologists

Conference Opportunities

Designed with the professional in mind, concurrent sessions offer practical genomic medicine applications in practice to in-depth discussions about the microbiome, epigenomics, pharmacogenomics, and more. Continuing education opportunities are offered.

2015 Speakers


“Promotes an understanding of the types of genetic tests available to patients and consumers — benefits, risks and pitfalls.”
“Great representation from a variety of perspectives — scientists, physicians, genetic counselors, direct-to-consumer genetic companies and insurance. It was enlightening to hear other perspectives.”
“Comprehensive overview of what individualized medicine means today.”

Individualizing Medicine 2016: From Promise to Practice will be held at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. Blocks of rooms have been reserved at several nearby hotels. See details on travel and lodging.


Collaborating Partners and Joint Supporters

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jointly provided by Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development and Mayo Continuing Nursing Education.

Supporters 2015

  • Satter Family Foundation
  • Gilead Sciences

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