Intensive Course 2019 Track 2: Full Spectrum Distance-only Training


  • Web Conference Orientation
    Required - Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 (8:00-10:00am PT)
  • 12 weeks of Distance Learning Modules
    3 to 4 self-completed modules per week
  • Friday Sessions
    Attend mandatory weekly live web-based discussion sessions on Friday mornings (8:30-10:00 a.m. PT).
    • Dates: Nov. 9, 2018 - Feb. 15, 2019
    • No Friday Session during Thanksgiving Break (11/23) and Christmas Break (12/21 & 12/28)
  • GCRA Case Conferene - Participate in a minimum of five (live or recorded) web-based GCRA Case Conference sessions
    • Live GCRA Case Conferences held on Wed.10 to 11:30 a.m. PT; Tues. 6:30-7:30 a.m. PT; Tues. 10-11 a.m. PT
    • Recorded sessions archived in CCGCoP Portal
  • Topics in Cancer Genetics Research Conference - Participate in a minimum of one (live or recorded) Topics in Cancer Genetics Research Conference.
    • Live TOPICS Sessions held on Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT
    • Recorded Sessions archived in CCGCoP Portal

Phase 2 (no on-campus workshops)

Course requirements include:

  • Core Curriculum Modules:  3-4 assigned weekly
  • Pre/Post-case Scenarios
  • Pre/Post-course Knowledge Test
  • Weekly Friday review Web conferences
  • Five live or recorded Working Group case conferences
  • At least one Topics presentation
  • Pre/Post-surveys
  • Case Presentation (minimum of one risk assessment case from your practice)
  • GCRA Feedback Form (to accompany GCRA case conferencing)
  • Two brief homework assignments (One risk assessment, one Progeny pedigree drawing)
  • Prescribed Phase 3 Professional Development Activities (through one year post-course)

Phase 3

Once the course is completed, Alumni are required to complete the self-directed post-course Professional Development Activities summarized below (and listed on the CCGCoP Portal) over the next 12 Months.  
  • Attend at least 2 and lead/present at least one Live Topics in Cancer Genomics Research (TICGR) Web session
  • Attend at least 5 and present 2 cases during any of the live GCRA Case Conference Sessions offered at City of Hope, University of Chicago, and/or The US Oncology Network.
  • Post at least 5 times on the CCGCoP Discussion Board
  • Conduct professional/lay educational outreach activities
  • 1 Year Post Course Professional Practice Survey  
  • 1 Year Post Course Professional Self-efficacy Survey  
  • 1 Year Post Case-based Skills Scenario
  • 1 Year Post Community of Practice Survey