Oakland and San Francisco facilities. He believes in a team-based approach to medical care with patients and their families as key members of the team. Since he practices at multiple sites, genetic counselors are a crucial and consistent communication link between him and his patients. Also, he is a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, and an adjunct clinical professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His clinical interests within genetics are broad, and he has a subspecialty interest in inherited disorders of skeletal and connective tissue development. His research interest is in the area of the psychosocial and emotional aspects of prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Blumberg holds a medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine, completed his residency in pediatrics at both Stanford University Hospital and UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, and held a specialty fellowship in medical genetics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He also received a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

Mark S. Boguski, M.D., Ph.D., FCAP, is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the Center for Biomedical Informatics and the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He previously held positions at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Library of Medicine and served as an executive in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Dr. Boguski is a former vice president of Novartis and was honored as a visionary and influencer by the Personalized Medicine Coalition in 2006. He was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the American College of Medical Informatics in 2001. Dr. Boguski is a graduate of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington. She received a Ph.D. in genetics and an M.D. from the University of Washington and completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Washington. She was a medical genetics fellow at the University of Washington from 1981 to 1982. Dr. Burke was a member of the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington from 1983 to 2000, where she served as associate director of the internal medicine residency program and was founding director of the University of Washington’s Women’s Health Care Center. She was appointed chair of the Department of Medical History (now the Department of Bioethics and Humanities) in October 2000. She is also an adjunct professor of medicine and epidemiology and a member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the Association of American Physicians and is

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