Friends of the Personalized Medicine Coalition

For individuals with an interest in using their personal resources to support PMC's work, the Coalition has established the Friends of PMC program. By contributing to PMC's efforts to advance the future of personalized medicine, the Friends of PMC help develop a brighter future for patients and health systems.

To become a Friend of the Coalition, please contact Kayla Smith, Director, Membership & Development, at

Charter of the Friends of the Personalized Medicine Coalition

Whereas ... We believe that a revolution in health care is underway, known as personalized medicine, catalyzed by rapidly emerging discoveries in life sciences research and the availability of sophisticated information technologies to decipher new patterns in disease and wellness;

Whereas ... We are witnessing clinical benefits of personalized medicine strategies and products in the form of a new generation of molecular diagnostics and personalized treatments that can improve efficacy and reduce adverse side effects;

Whereas ... We wish to accelerate the adoption of personalized medicine to improve individual patient outcomes as well as the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system;

Whereas ... We view the mission of PMC — to promote the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine concepts, services, and products to benefit patients and health systems — as critically important;

Whereas ... PMC has demonstrated its unique role in the field by convening a diversity of stakeholders with an interest in advancing personalized medicine and by shaping the debate around the key challenges and opportunities related to the adoption of personalized medicine;

Whereas ... We believe that, in addition to the membership role played by each of our organizations in PMC, there is an opportunity for individual leadership and commitment to advance the goals of PMC;

Hereby Be It Resolved That ... We as individuals establish and support the Friends of the Personalized Medicine Coalition and invite our colleagues and peers to join us.

Friends of the Personalized Medicine Coalition

  • Bonnie J. Addario
  • Brook Byers
  • Neil de Crescenzo
  • Michael Goldberg
  • Raju Kucherlapati
  • Kim Popovits