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About the Clinical Genetics Network

The ACI Clinical Genetics Network has been established to improve the experience and delivery of healthcare for patients accessing clinical genetics services in NSW by developing and implementing best practice.

Our People

Kristine Barlow-Stewart

Associate Professor Kristine Barlow-Stewart PhD FHGSA (Genetic Counselling), Co-Chair
Director, Master of Genetic Counselling Program
Sydney Medical School - Northern

Glenn Paull

Dr Yemima (Mimi) Berman, Co-Chair
Head, Department of Clinical Genetics
Royal North Shore Hospital
BMBS FRACP BSc Hons PhD Medicine
Clinical Geneticist (HGSA)


In October 2016, the Genetics Services Advisory Committee (GSAC) transitioned from the NSW Ministry of Health to the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI). The previous Genetics Services Advisory Committee (GSAC) was established in 1989 and provided advice and recommendations to NSW Ministry of Health on policy, planning and outcome evaluation of clinical genetics and genomics.

ACI established a Clinical Genetics Network that is supported by an Executive Committee. The ACI Clinical Genetics Executive Committee facilitates the expert advice from network members in regards to clinical genetics and genomics services to assist in the development and implementation of new or improved models of care to improve health outcomes for people living in NSW.