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Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

Genetics Webinar Series for Health Professionals


The Genetics Webinar Series for Health Professionals is a collaboration with the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and our partners at Texas Children's Hospital, the UT-Austin Center for Disability Studies, the Department of State Health Services and Early Childhood Intervention and Health and Human Services.

All webinars are available for free on the ECI archived webinar page under the “Genetics Series” section for those who are not able to participate in the live event.


Next Webinar


“Children with Growth Problems:  When to Assess for a Genetic Cause” 

When: Monday, Dec. 7 at 12:00 p.m.

Presenters: Dr. Carlos Bacino, professor of molecular and human genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, and Laura Buckner, M.Ed., L.P.C., UT Texas Center for Disability Studies.

This webinar will describe normal and abnormal growth patterns in a child, identify the genetic causes of growth problems, and discuss when to consult with a genetic provider.  In addition, the webinar will review ‘important TO/important FOR’ and introduce the one-page medical description enabling person-centered practice.

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This nursing continuing professional development activity awards up to 5.0 contact hours.

ECI service providers including early intervention specialists, social workers and licensed professional counselors will be able to obtain CEUs from these events.  

If you have any questions, contact Paul Nixon at Paul.Nixon@hhs.texas.gov or Susan Fernbach, RN, BSN at fernbach@bcm.edu.

Register for the webinar