About Us Beyond the Bloodspot Summit

Thank you for your interest in attending the 2017 Beyond the Bloodspot: Education and Engagement Summit! The Summit will be held June 5-6, 2017 in Washington, DC. A draft agenda will be available by March 31st. Please check back for updates. If you have questions, please contact Jackie Seisman at jackie@babysfirsttest.org.

Goals of the Summit:

  • Identify and evaluate best practices that improve family and healthcare provider understanding of the newborn screening system
  • Identify best practices that increase family and healthcare provider involvement in the newborn screening system
  • Evaluate family and health care provider involvement in the newborn screening system

Audience for the Summit:

  • Families
  • Newborn screening advocates
  • Newborn screening and public health professionals
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Health educators
  • Health communicators
  • Interested parties or advocates with direct contact with families

Location of Summit:  Kimpton Hotel Palomar (2121 P St NW, Washington, DC 20037)


Register for the summit here. There is no registration fee.

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