Call for Cases: Errors in Genetic Test Ordering and Interpretation

 Photo Credit:  Iron Gate Equine

Photo Credit: Iron Gate Equine

Calling all Genetic Counselors:

We are collecting genetic counseling cases that highlight errors in ordering, counseling, and/or interpretation of genetic testing for peer-reviewed publication.  We are particularly interested in receiving cases from lab-based genetic counselors.

Description

  • Send a 1-page description of the case, the error, potential or actual harm and costs, and resolution, if reached.
  • In addition to the summary, we strongly encourage the inclusion of a pedigree, when possible.
  • All PHI must be excluded.

Instructions

  • Include your name and email address with the submission.  However, if you wish anonymity, you may later opt-out of authorship on the publication and your name will be kept confidential. 
  • You may submit more than 1 case.
  • Send submissions to ellen@mygenecounsel.com, subject heading, “Errors Case Submission.”

Deadline

Cases must be received by May 15, 2018.