Course Directors: Timothy B Curry, M.D., Ph.D. , Fadi E. Shamoun, M.D., Eric A. Nelson, R.Ph.

Pharmacogenomics (PGx), the study of how one’s genes may affect an individual’s response to medication, has reached the translational stage for various specialties in medicine. This course provides an introduction to the basic science of pharmacogenomics and practical application to implement pharmacogenomics in a clinical setting. Mayo Clinic staff and guest speakers with experience leading the implementation of pharmacogenomics will provide instruction, experience, and practical guidance on a range of topics and case study working sessions.

Course Highlights

  • General genomic/genetic concepts and nomenclature
  • Case-based pharmacogenomics presentations
  • Foundational pharmacogenomics principles
  • Practical evidence and guideline-based content

Registration Fee:

 Register on or before November 1Register after November 1
Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Scientist$399$499
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA,  Allied Health Professional, Retiree$379$399

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Additional Information
Program Schedule (PDF)
Credit (PDF)
Exibitor Invitation (PDF)
Exhibitor LOA   (PDF)
Lodging Accomodations (PDF)

Exhibitor Opportunity
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please email Nichole Nicholas.

Target Audience: 
This course is designed for pharmacists, nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, genetic counselors and any other members of the patient care team.

Learning Objectives: 
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the foundational pharmacogenomics principles;
  • Define basic genetic/genomic concepts and nomenclature;
  • Evaluate existing evidence and guidelines for use in clinical decision making;
  • Describe the considerations for selecting a pharmacogenomics test based on an individual clinical scenario;
  • Apply pharmacogenomics test results to make recommendations for an individualized medication management plan.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Contact Us:
Center for Individualized Medicine Education

Course summary


November 30 - December 1, 2018
Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains
Scottsdale, Arizona

Available credit: 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

ACPE Credit: 11.50 knowledge based contact hours.