Members of this DSMIG-USA are professionals from a variety of disciplines who provide care to individuals with Down syndrome and/or their families. This may include physicians, scientists, psychologists, nurses, genetic counselors, educators, therapists, clinic coordinators, and related health professionals. Members may also include individuals who engage in research or health policy relevant to Down syndrome. Most members work in specialized Down syndrome clinics, at academic institutions, university- and community-based medical centers, or private practice. Students, Residents, Fellows and other Trainees are welcome to join.
DSMIG - USA Annual Symposium July 20th - 22nd
The DSMIG – USA symposium provides an interdisciplinary forum for sharing of knowledge and experiences related to clinical care of children and adults with Down syndrome, clinical research related to Down syndrome, and development of Down syndrome clinics.
This year’s program covers a wide range of pediatric and adult topics including: Cancer Screening for Adults, Hip and Spine Conditions, Alzheimer Disease and Aging , Strategies to Enhance Learning, Predicting Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sensory Issues, Psychiatric Issues and Psychopharmacology, Preventative and Gynecologic Care and more.
Planned Schedule of Activities:
Thursday, July 20,2017 (evening) Members Meeting, Welcome Reception and poster viewing
Friday, July 21, 2017 Annual Symposium (full day), Clinic Coordinators Meeting (evening)
Saturday, July 22, 2017 (morning) Regression and Adult Care Health Care Guidelines Work Groups
Symposium 2017 Sheraton Grand Sacramento, CA