electronic Genetic Nutrition Academy (eGNA) https://egna.net/ is a web-based system that consists of free educational modules with the goal of increasing global clinical and nutritional management knowledge about inherited metabolic disorders (IMDs) among genetic metabolic dietitians, nutritionists, and other clinicians and translate this knowledge to inform patient care. Course Director is Rani H. Singh, PhD, RD, LD from Emory University.


Please feel free to share with your multidisciplinary teams the following learning opportunities from Emory University’s electronic Genetic Nutrition Academy (eGNA):


1.            March 2021 Case Conference and Journal Club on MSUD – Registration deadline February 19, 2021  

2.            October 2021 Case Conference and Journal Club on MMA – Call for Abstracts deadline March 3, 2021

3.            eGNA’s Genetic Nutrition ECHO Traineeships – Join our future sessions


Case Conference  

Presented by:

Danit Javasky, Metabolic RD
Lauren Ben-Yehuda, Neonatal RD
Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel

March 3, 2021
12-1pm Eastern Time


Journal Club

Presented by:
Emily Black, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Human Genetics
Emory University

March 10, 2021
12-1pm Eastern Time



Medical Commentary

Presented by:

Vincent Carson, MD

Director, Medical Clinical Operations

Clinic for Special Children

Recording Available March 3, 2021

Value-Added Content for
Case Conference and Journal Club


Metabolic Nutrition Discussion Forum


Moderated by:
Rani H. Singh, PhD, RD (Course Director)

and metabolic nutrition content experts


Opens March 3, 2021

Discuss topics from Case Conference and Journal Club with other dietitians and health professionals. 


Registration Required – Deadline: February 19, 2021

Click on https://egna.net/register/ to register for the upcoming session.


October 2021 Case Conference and Journal Club on MMA
  Call for Abstracts deadline March 3, 2021

If you have a unique Methylmalonic Acidemia (MMA) case to share, please submit your individual or team abstract for our October 2021 eGNA Case Conference and Journal Club. The selected individual/team lead will receive a $250 USD honorarium. Share your clinical experience and help your colleagues become more knowledgeable practitioners!

Submit your case abstract: 

Deadline: March 3, 2021


­­­eGNA’s Genetic Nutrition ECHO Traineeships  Join our future sessions
Part of Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)


Our eGNA team has expanded case-based learning using Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) https://echo.unm.edu/, an all-teach-all-learn collaborative model to enhance medical education and care management. We have launched a case-based virtual learning program to telementor genetic metabolic clinicians. Our first cohort completed the genetic nutrition traineeship program in September-December 2020, and we have filled all spots for our second cohort in February-April 2021. See below to learn how you can participate in future traineeships!



Contact egna@emory.edu .


Rani H. Singh, PhD, RD
Course Director 

Rosalynn Borlaza Blair, MA
Education Coordinator