Posted: March 29, 2020

Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genetic Testing (Genetics Overview)


The Genetics Overview is a module within the eDoctoring online education tool. The tool offers users access to simulated clinical cases, interactive tutorials, and access to a virtual library that contains additional resources. The goal of the Genetics Overview module is to aide users in developing the skills patient-physician communication and counseling related to genetics.


Michael Wilkes, M.D., Ph.D.
Wylie Burke M.D., Ph.D.
Julie Culver, M.S.
Frank C. Day, M.D., M.P.H.
Douglas Diekema M.D., M.P.H.
Cynthia Dolan, M.S., Tonya Fancher, M.D., M.P.H.
Geri-Ann Galanti, Ph.D.
Michael Green, M.D., M.S.
Kelly Fryer-Edwards, Ph.D.
Jerome R. Hoffman, M.D.
Richard Kravitz, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Roberta A. Pagon, M.D.
Linda Pinsky, M.D.
Ben A. Rich, Ph.D.
Stuart Slavin, M.D.
Tahlia Spector, M.D.
Malathi Srinivasan, M.D.
Daniel Tancredi, Ph.D.
Neil S. Wenger, M.D., M.P.H.


Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional


Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Professionalism

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning


Professionalism, Patient Care, Communication, Medical Knowledge, Ethics, Genetics