Genetics & Personalized Medicine
Explore how precision medicine lets physicians deliver treatment and prevention options based on a patient’s genome sequence, health history and lifestyle.
About Genetics & Personalized Medicine
Stay informed about techniques and innovations in genetics and personalized medicine and its effects on improving patient care.
Learn about precision medicine and initiatives to further its innovations to clinical practice and digital health.
Direct-to-consumer Genetic Testing
Learn about direct-to-consumer genetic tests and how to respond if patients ask about them.
Increase education about gene patenting, the broad term referring to the patenting of genetic sequences such as DNA and RNA, and alternative forms of DNA.
Find out how to protect patients as genetic testing becomes common, and see the AMA's efforts to fight discrimination of people based on genetic information.
Learn how genetic testing can help determine the likelihood of your patients passing on or inheriting certain medical conditions or diseases.
Education & Resources in Genetics & Personalized Medicine
Discover more about genetics and personalized medicine and find tools and resources on genetics and taking an accurate family history.
Collecting a Family History
Understand the importance of gathering a complete and accurate family medical history from your patients and find tools to simplify the process.
Efforts to Improve Personalized Medicine
Discover the AMA's efforts to improve the integration of personalized medicine into the mainstream practice of medicine.
Selected Topics in Genetics & Personalized Medicine
Access timely AMA articles about fields of medicine and law, including genetic testing, genetic discrimination, pharmacogenomics and the Human Genome Project.
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