Dr (Elizabeth) Emma Palmer

Dr (Elizabeth) Emma Palmer is a university lecturer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and Clinical Geneticist at Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Dr Palmer is passionate about improving the patient journey for all with rare genetic conditions and their families. Her work aims to improve the recognition of the possibility of genetic conditions by improving clinician education about rare diseases, maximising the diagnostic yield of genetic tests and optimising patient care by linking families to best practice guidelines, treatments and supports. Dr Palmer strives to ensure that the patient and family voice is always central to all her research. She has over 100 peer reviewed journal articles, including those describing nine new genetic conditions.