Educational Opportunities

The Norton & Elaine Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics and partner organizations offer various educational opportunities for medical professionals throughout the year. Past topics have included:

  • Business of genetics
  • What’s Jewish about BRCA?
  • The importance of online health history tools
  • Providing culturally competent care

Some courses offer continuing education credits.

The Center can also provide speakers for educational programming. Contact to learn more. 

Upcoming Events & Webinars

Please check back shortly for more information about upcoming events.


You can find information about our past events and an archive of past webinars here.

DNA Day 2017: Culturally Competent Nursing Practice Webinar

"My hope is that through organizations like the Center for Jewish Genetics we can help educate people and arm them with the information they need to better understand and help prevent these diseases."


Do You Know What's In Your Genes?

What is the most valuable gift you can give to your family? The gift of good health! There are many health conditions that run in families. Knowing your family health history can alert you to the potential risk for a variety of genetic disorders . Talk to your relatives for warning signs and assess your risk for hereditary cancers.

Did you know: Ashkenazi Jews are 10 TIMES more likely to have BRCA mutations, which significantly increases lifetime risks for hereditary cancers, so what does this heightened risk mean for you? Click here to learn more .