NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society plans to create a draft report by January on actions the Department of Health and Human Services could take to improve genomics and genetics education in the US healthcare system and in public education.

According to Barbara Burns McGrath, a SACGHS member and a research associate professor at the University of Washington's School of Nursing, the draft report will be based on surveys of healthcare professionals, consumer and patient groups, and healthcare provider networks.

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