Angelina’s Impact: Advocates Share

Angelina’s Impact: Advocates Share

It’s been five years since Angelina Jolie announced to the world she carries a BRCA1 mutation and had a prophylactic double mastectomy to lower her risks of developing breast cancer. Below advocates reflect on the impact she has made by sharing her story and...
Genetic Counselor Robin Schwartz Reflects on Career

Genetic Counselor Robin Schwartz Reflects on Career

How did you learn about the field of genetic counseling? I learned about genetic counseling from my family physician, who had cared for our family for a long time.  He mentioned that there was a brand new field called ‘genetic counseling’, which was the first I’d...
I Survived the NSGC Conference in Columbus

I Survived the NSGC Conference in Columbus

Swarms of genetic counselors recently descended on Columbus, Ohio, for four days of the genetic counseling immersion that is a National Society of Genetic Counselor’s Annual Education meeting. I was thrilled to go and also very fortunate to have won an NSGC...