The CGA-IGC Education Committee is pleased to announce their 2020 webinar series about inherited GI cancers!

Please join us for the first webinar of the series entitled:

“A Historical Perspective on Lynch Syndrome”












Presented by

Dr. C. Richard Boland
Thursday, January 23
8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST

Dr. Boland is a a gastroenterologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine.  He has a career-long research interest in colon cancer, specifically focusing on the genetic causes of colon cancer and familial cancer syndromes, and coined the term Lynch syndrome to describe hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer.

The webinar is FREE to all CGA members.

Genetic Counselor CEUs: This event has been submitted to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for approval of Category 1 CEUs. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) accepts CEUs approved by NSGC for purposes of recertification. Approval for the requested CEUs and Contact Hours is currently pending.

Genetic counselors interested in obtaining NSGC CEU credits will be able to pay a one-time bundled fee of $25.00 for the entire series.  If you are not able to attend the live event, you can access the webinar online afterwards and still claim CEUs.

If you aren’t already a CGA member or haven’t renewed your membership for 2020, you can join or renew while registering for the series.

Membership Fees
Physicians and PhDs: $200
Genetic Counselors, Nurses, and Registry Coordinators: $75
Health Professional Trainees (genetic counseling students, residents, fellows): $25

Don’t forget that if you renew your membership before the end of the year, you’ll get a 10% discount!


Plan to join us for the five remaining webinars over the course of the year!  Stay tuned for more information about the speakers and dates for these topics:

New genes - RNF43 and POLE/POLD1

New genes - MSH3 and NTHL1

Pancreatic cancer surveillance

Gastric cancer surveillance

Challenging Cases

Past Webinars: