The CGA-IGC Education Committee is pleased to announce the 2021 webinar series about inherited GI cancers!

Thank you for joining us for the first webinar of the series entitled:

“Genetic Risk Prediction for Colorectal Cancer”










Presented by

Ulrike Peters, PhD


Thursday, February 4, 2021



Dr. Ulrike “Riki” Peters, a molecular and genetic epidemiologist, is Associate Director of the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch. Her research focuses on the genetic epidemiology of colorectal cancer as well as the impact of race and ethnicity on underlying genetic risk factors for common, complex diseases.

The webinar is FREE to all CGA members.


 The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized CGA-IGC to offer up to 0.6 CEUs or (6) Category 1 contact hours for the activity CGA-IGC 2021 Webinar Series About Inherited GI Cancers.  The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.


 Genetic counselors interested in obtaining NSGC CEU credits can 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 2021, 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


Plan to join us for more webinars over the course of the year! 

Stay tuned for more information about the speakers and dates for these topics:

  • Novel genes in hereditary GI cancers

  • Genetic testing for hereditary GI cancers in diverse populations

  • Novel methods of screening for inherited colorectal cancers

  • Psychosocial impact of inherited GI cancers

  • Challenging Cases

Past Webinars

All past CGA-IGC Webinars are still available FREE to all CGA members on the member's portal.

CGA Webinar Series Three - Inherited GI Cancers (2021)

February 2021

"Genetic Risk Prediction for Colorectal Cancer"

Presented by: Ulrike Peters, PhD, MPH

CGA Webinar Series Two - Inherited GI Cancers (2020)

January 2020

"A Historical Perspective on Lynch Syndrome"

Presented by: C. Richard Boland, MD

March 2020

"Polymerase proofreading-associated polyposis and RNF43 serrated polyposis: Current state of the art"

Presented by: Laura Valle, PhD

May 2020

"Novel recessive polyposis syndromes: an update on NTHL-1-associated tumor syndrome and mismatch repair-related adenomatous polyposis.

Presented by: Richarda de Voer, PhD

July 2020

"Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance"

Presented by: Randall Brand, MD

September 2020

"Gastric Cancer Surveillance"

Presented by: Bryan Curtin, MD, MHSc

November 2020

"Challenging CTNNA1 Cases"

Presented by: Jeremy Davis, MD, Dana Farengo Clark, MS, CGC and Pardeep Kaurah, PhD, CCGC

CGA Webinar Series One - Inherited GI Cancers (2018-2019)


June 2018

"Universal Mismatch Repair Screening for Lynch Syndrome - Where Are We Now?"

Presented by: Michael Hall, MD

August 2018

"Pancreatic Cancer Genetics"

Presented by: Matthew Yurgelun, MD


November 2018

"What is Lynch-Like Syndrome, Anyway?"

Presented by: Xavior Llor, MD, PhD


January 2019

"Pharmacalogic and Surgical Management of Polyposis"

Presented by: Matthew Kalady, MD


March 2019

"How to Create a Multi-Disciplinary Plan for Communicating and Managing the Implications of Germline, Paired and Somatic Testing"

Presented by: Jessica Everett, CGC


June 2019

"Early Onset Colorectal Cancer"

Presented by: Elena Stoffel, MD, PhD