Director, Genomic Medicine Institute

Director Genomic Medicine Institute Geisinger Health System
Specialties: Medical Genetics, Dysmorphology, Medical Informatics, Health Care Delivery, Quality Improvement Marc S. Williams, MD, FAAP, FACMG is a clinical geneticist. As of January 2012, he has been the director of the Genomic Medicine Institute of the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. He is the co-PI of the Geisinger Electronic Medical Records in Genomics (eMERGE) project and is the medical director of the whole genome sequencing clinical research project. He is site PI and leads the EHR integration workgroup of the NHGRI funded ClinGen project. He represents Geisinger Health System on the NHGRI Genomic Medicine working group. He has participated in the Personalized Medicine Workgroup of the Department of Health and Human Services’ American Health Information Community Task Force, and was a member of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Genetics, Health and Society. He is a member of the EGAPP working group. He is a past member of the ACMG Board of Directors, and served as Vice-President for Clinical Genetics. He is past chair of the ACMG Committee on the Economics of Genetic Services and founded the ACMG Quality Improvement Special Interest Group. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Clinical Pharmacogenetic Implementation Consortium and a member of the CPIC informatics committee and has participated in guideline creation and review for that group. He recently joined the Scientific Advisory Board of the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Project. He is boarded in clinical informatics and is a member of the AMIA genomics workgroup. He has authored over 120 articles including several focused on the value of genetic services. He has a research interest focused on the implementation of genomic medicine. This includes a multidisciplinary approach incorporating tools from a wide range of disciplines including economics, informatics, quality improvement, implementation science and patient-centered design.

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