PRACTICE GUIDELINES

Document Title/Purpose Date of Publication Committee Copyright Download
CMG Guidelines For Retention of: A) Cytogenetic Specimens and Genetic Records B) Molecular Specimens and Genetic Records Oct 2014 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG PDF
CF Testing / Screening.  Jan 2011 Laboratory (Molecular) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis A: Recommendations for the Indications, Analysis and Reporting of Prenatal Specimens  Feb 2011 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis B: Recommendations for the Indications, Analysis and Reporting of Constitutional Specimens. Feb 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic Analysis C: Recommendations for the Indications, Analysis and Reporting of Oncology Specimens.  Jul 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Cytogenetic FISH Guidelines (CLSI).  Jul 2006 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CSLI PDF
DNA Banking.  Jan 2008 Laboratory (Molecular) CCMG epub PDF
Genomic Microarray Testing - CCMG Guidelines  Jan 2016

Laboratory (Cytogenetics)

CCMG PDF
Laboratory Guidelines for Next-Generation Sequencing May 2019   CCMG PDF
Maintaining Competence For Laboratory Geneticists   Laboratory (General) CCMG PDF
New CCMG ad hoc Examination Reform Committee - Final recommendations and implementation plan Sep 2014 Examination Reform (ad hoc) CCMG PDF

Opinion for Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening: An Update for All Canadian Providers of Maternity and Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Testing

Aug 2016 CCMG/SOGC SOGC Journal Publication Link
Practice Guideline: Recommendations for the use of chromosome microarray for prenatal diagnosis in Canada Mar 2018 Prenatal Microarray (ad hoc) CCMG/SOGC

Publication Link

Prenatal and Postnatal Testing for Uniparental Disomy. May 2010 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF
Reporting of Significant Laboratory Results in Metabolics/Biochemical Genetics - Final May 2016 Metabolics CCMG PDF
Use of a DNA Method, QF-PCR, in the Prenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Aneuploidies - Jan 2011 Sep 2011 Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)



POSITION STATEMENTS

Document Title/Purpose Date of Publication Committee Copyright Download
CCMG Statement on Gene Patents   Oct 2012 CCMG E2P2 Committee Clinical Genetics unavailable*
CCMG Statement on Gene Patents  Sep 2002 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG  PDF
CCMG Statement on Germline Variant Classification Apr 2017 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
Choosing Wisely Canada   CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG  PDF
Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Jan 2011 Jan 2011 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG epub PDF

Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

Jun 2018 CAGC CAGC PDF
Genetic Testing of Healthy Children – Addendum.  Apr 2008 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG/CPS PDF
Genetic Testing of Healthy Children.  Jan 2003 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG/CPS PDF
Informed Consent for Genetic Research.  Jul 2008 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG/CAGC PDF
Newborn Screening for Cystic Fibrosis. Aug 2010 Clinical CCMG epub PDF
Points to Consider: Resuming Genetic Services in a Pandemic Aug 2020 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG epub PDF
Storage of Patient Genetic Information in Electronic Health Records.  Sept 2010 CCMG E2P2 Committee CCMG epub PDF
The clinical application of genome-wide sequencing for monogenic diseases in Canada May 2015   CCMG link



SURVEYS

Document Title/Purpose Date of Publication Committee Copyright Download
Biochemical Genetics TAT, Sample and Record Retention Survey results  Oct 2014 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
Biochemical Genetics Lab Test Turn-Around Time and Sample/Record Retention Survey
Performed and Summarized by: David Sinasac, PhD FCCMG
Nov 2013 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF
Survey of availability of genetic testing across Canada Canadian College of Medical Genetics Clinical Practice Committee Document Perspective and Recommendations 2012 CCMG Laboratory Practice Committee CCMG PDF



REPORTS

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Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders released Canada's Strategy for Rare

CORD CORD PDF
Report on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis in Canada - Jan 2010 ad hoc PGD CCMG/SOGC, CFAS, CAGC PDF



CCMG Policies & TORs

Document Title/Purpose Last REvised Committee Copyright Download
CCMG Committees Nov 2015 BOD CCMG PDF
CCMG Document Generation Process May 2018 BOD CCMG PDF
CCMG Document Style Guidelines May 2018 BOD CCMG PDF
CCMG Emeritus TOR Mar 2017 Nominations CCMG PDF
CCMG Endorsement Policy Dec 2018 BOD CCMG PDF
CCMG Genetic and Genomic Diagnostics (GGD) Training Program, Ad Hoc Working Group TOR Jul 2018 Training CCMG PDF
CCMG Leave of Absence Policy Jan 2016 BOD CCMG PDF
CCMG Nomination Process Jul 2019 Nominations CCMG PDF
CCMG Policy on Electronic Communication Mar 2017 BOD CCMG PDF

CCMG Reinstatement Policy

Nov 2016 BOD CCMG

Policy

Reinstatement Form

CCMG Speaker Reimbursement Policy

Dec 2019 BOD CCMG  PDF
CCMG Letters of Support Jul 2015 Policies & Bylaws CCMG PDF



Other

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Tips & Tricks to Get Your Section 3 Credits E2P2 CCMG

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Lab Practice Brochure E2P2 CCMG PDF

 



Retired

Document Title/PurposeCommitteeCopyrightDownload
Carrier Screening for Genetic Disorders in Individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish Descent.  - April 2006
See Opinion for Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening: An Update for All Canadian Providers of Maternity and Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Testing
Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)

Carrier Screening for Thalassemia and   Hemoglobinopathies in Canada. - Oct 2008
See Opinion for Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening: An Update for All Canadian Providers of Maternity and Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Testing
Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)

See Genomic Microarray Testing - CCMG Guidelines. Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub

PDF(En)

Fetal Soft markers in Obstetric Ultrasound. - June 2005
ee Update on Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy, Fetal Anomalies, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)

Fragile X Testing in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Canada
See Opinion for Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening: An Update for All Canadian Providers of Maternity and Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Testing
Clinical (Prenatal) SOGC/CCMG

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)

Molecular Genetic Testing. - Sept 2002 Laboratory (Molecular) CCMG epub PDF
Note: All SOGC Guidelines are Available in French. Dépistage des porteurs de troubles génétiques chez les personnes d’origine juive ahkénaze - Avril 2006
See Opinion for Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening: An Update for All Canadian Providers of Maternity and Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Testing2
Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC Link
Prenatal Screening for and Diagnosis of Aneuploidy in Twin Pregnancies - July 2011
See Update on Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy, Fetal Anomalies, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)

Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy in Singleton Pregnancies - July 2011
See Update on Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy, Fetal Anomalies, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
Clinical (Prenatal) CCMG/SOGC

PDF(Fr)

PDF(En)

Retention of Cytogenetic Records - Mar 2006
See CCMG Guidelines For Retention of: A) Cytogenetic Specimens and Genetic Records B) Molecular Specimens and Genetic Records
Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG PDF
Opinion for Reproductive Genetic Carrier Screening: An Update for All Canadian Providers of Maternity and Reproductive Healthcare in the Era of Direct-to-Consumer Testing Clinical SOGC/CCMG PDF
Retention of Cytogenetic Records - Mar 2006 Laboratory (Cytogenetics) CCMG epub PDF

Genetic and Genomic Diagnostics (GGD) Training Program, Ad Hoc Working Group

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