The eMERGE Network conducts projects to further our aims of developing methods and best practices for utilization of the electronic medical record (EMR) as a tool for genomic research. In addition to our workgroups the below projects span both discovery and implementation of genomics research. Click on a project to learn more about the ongoing efforts across the Network.


  • eMERGE data sets, counts, and pharmocogenomics


  • Cohort discovery using the electronic health records, phenotypes over eMERGE

Ethical considerations & privacy

  • Consent, privacy, ethical, legal, and social implications


  • Phase III custom sequencing panel, CLIA certified for returnable results

EHR Integration

  • Methods and processes surrounding integration of results into patient’s electronic health records

Patient and provider information & outcomes

  • Surveys, patient education, recruitment, outcomes assessment in genomic medicine research


In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:


An upcoming scheduled maintenance window is starting Tuesday, September 5th and ending Wednesday, September 6th. During this time, the RD Discover, SD Discover, Subject Locator and Record Counter applications...


The NIH/NHGRI has published IGNITE II RFAs which are linked below for your convenience.

  • Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE) II: Pragmatic Clinical Trials – Clinical Groups...


CMS announced last week it will award up to $30 million in grant funding to clinical specialty societies, clinical professional organizations and independent research organizations to develop quality measures...


eMERGE is excited to share the results of the national multi-site survey it conducted to investigate public attitudes towards consent and data sharing in biobank research recently publish in AJHG.  For...