Family Health History in Primary Care and Public Health
Howard P. Levy, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine at Green Spring Station
Michael Stehney, MD, MPH, Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Middlesex Hospital
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:
Describe the role/relevance of family health history in the prevention and control of chronic disease.
Explain how to use the Surgeon Generals My Family Health Portrait instrument.
Describe the use of family health history in the assessment and management of chronic disease.