Family Health History Workgroup

The Family Health History Workgroup discusses and collaborates on projects focusing on the assessment and implementation of family health history for genetic disorders. Currently, some RCs are conducting needs assessments of existing tools and resources for family history. RCs are also collaborating with partner organizations, including AAP, NCHPEG and March of Dimes. The goal of the Family Health History Workgroup is to foster communication and collaboration among the RCs and national partners concerning the use of family health history, share best practices for collecting data, and foster the integration of family health history for genetic risks into electronic medical records (EMR).