About Public Health Genetics Week

The National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Network (NCC) is proud to host Public Health Genetics Week (PHGW)! The goal of PHGW is to increase awareness and celebrate the efforts of the public health genetics system. To help us celebrate the week, visit our PHGW themes page and download our social media toolkit to participate across your social media platforms.


Small Group Members

NCC would like to thank the following individuals for being members of the Public Health Genetics Weeks Small Group, without whom this week would not have been possible.

Upcoming Public Health Genetics Weeks

  • May 23-27, 2022
  • May 22-26, 2023
  • May 20-24, 2024

About NCC


The mission of the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCC), the seven Regional Genetics Networks (RGNs), and the National Genetics Education and Family Support Center (Family Center) is to increase access to genetic services for medically underserved populations.

Focus areas include:

  • Genetics and Genomics Education
  • Genetics Policy Education
  • Telegenetics
  • Data Collection and Evaluation
  • Continuous Quality Improvement

How do we help? Programs include:


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Cooperative Agreement #UH9MC30770 from 6/2020-5/2024 for $800,000 per award year.

This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

About ACMG

NCC is funded from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). ACMG’s mission is  “to reinforce and expand ACMG’s position as the leader and prominent authority in the field of medical genetics and genomics, including clinical research, while educating the medical community on the significant role that genetics and genomics will continue to play in understanding, preventing, treating and curing disease.” Learn more about ACMG at acmg.net.

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