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Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics 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 practical applications for integrating genomics and pharmacogenomics to individualize patient care
  • Discuss strategies to overcome obstacles of implementing genomic sequencing for patient care
  • Discuss genomic technology applications, impact on health care delivery, and implications for patients and medical professionals
  • Learn about visionary research and discoveries in precision medicine
  • Network with professionals in your field

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.

Registration Information


This activity is eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 creditTM, CPEs for pharmacists, and pending CEUs for genetic counselors.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Genetic Counselor CEUs: This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.

The Experience

Improving Practice, Improving Lives

“One word … motivation. I work in the genomics area and my priorities have been reordered.” Individualizing Medicine Attendee

“Speakers provided exceptional case reports, demonstrating successes and pitfalls.” Individualizing Medicine Attendee

Precision Medicine Conference Speaker

Personalized Medicine Conference Speaker

Personalized Medicine Conference Audience

“Information shared enables me  to better grasp the technologies, bioinformatics and utilities of genomics testing.” Individualizing Medicine Attendee

Individualized Medicine Conference Speaker

“Now I can create a small trial to pursue at our hospital for some difficult-to-manage patients, in search of more effective treatments.” Individualizing Medicine Attendee

Individualized Medicine Conference Audience


“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: Advancing Care Through Genomics 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.

Foundation House Minnesota Lake The Civic Center Rochester Skyline Mayo Landscaping The Zumbro River Gardens by Mayo Statues by Mayo St. Johns Catholic Church

Collaborating Partners and Joint Supporters

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

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Contact For more information about Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, contact: Caer Rohrer Vitek - Phone: 507-284-1499 - Email: