Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
December 1-2, 2008
8:05 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Review of Priority Setting Process and Proposed Priority Issues –
Paul Wise, M.D., M.P.H., Chair, SACGHS Task Force on Priority Setting
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Discussion of Proposed Priority Issue Areas – Dr. Wise
Cluster 1: Coverage and Reimbursement for Genetic Services
– Marc Williams, M.D.
Cluster 2: Ensuring the Clinical Utility of Genetic Information
– Dr. Teutsch
Cluster 3: Genetics Education and Training
– Barbara Burns McGrath, R.N., Ph.D.
Cluster 4: Informed Consent, Privacy, and Discrimination Issues That Relate to Genomic Data Sharing – Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., Ph.D., Ph.D.
Cluster 5: Implications of Consumer-Initiated Use of Genomic Services
– Sylvia Au, M.S.
Cluster 6: Public Health Applications of Genomics Research
– Joseph Telfair, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., M.S.W.
Cluster 7: Genetics and the Future of the Health Care System
– Mara Aspinall, M.B.A.
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. BREAK
Public Comment Session
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Public Comments
Session on SACGHS Priority Setting (continued)
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Determination of Priority Issue Areas and Action Plan – Dr. Teutsch
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Review of Draft Progress Report – Dr. Teutsch and Dr. Wise