Long School of Medicine

Genetics for the Pediatrician

Holly Wayment, Physician Relations Spec - Sr Marketing, Comm & Media

Host Holly Wayment, Physician Relations Specialist Sr., talks to leading pediatric experts in the field.

Our episodes include fresh content and also grand rounds. Episodes are eligible for free CME, MOC and ethics credit, depending on the content.

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Natasha Shur, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at George Washington University and a medical geneticist at the Rare Disease Institute at Children’s National Hospital. She has been practicing as a medical geneticist for twenty years, and she has done numerous research and work focusing on child advocacy, pediatric innovation, and improving access for patients with rare disease.


Join host Holly Wayment on this episode of Pediatrics Now, as she presents an insightful talk from Grand Rounds, focused on "Genetics for the Pediatrician." This episode is eligible for MOC credit.

Delve into an engaging and interactive discussion designed to simplify genetics for busy pediatric practitioners. Learn how to correctly identify top scenarios and genetic consults seen in daily clinics, understand basic categories of genetic disorders and tests, and explore the history of genetics to better categorize and diagnose patients.

Through real-life case studies, discover the importance of recognizing common genetic conditions, the impact of genetic testing, and the balance of benefits versus risks. This episode emphasizes a phenotype-first approach, encouraging pediatricians to engage closely with patients and make informed diagnostic decisions.

Don't miss this comprehensive guide to integrating genetics into pediatric practice, ensuring better patient outcomes and more effective use of genetic testing.


Natasha Shur, MD has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Pediatric Grand Rounds Planning Committee (Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, Steven Seidner, MD, Daniel Ranch, MD and Elizabeth Hanson, MD) has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.  

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio and Deepak Kamat, MD course director and content reviewer for the activity, have reviewed all financial disclosure information for all speakers, facilitators, and planning committee members; and determined and resolved all conflicts of interests.


The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00)
Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00)

MOC 2 credit (1.00)