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...

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Advice for Girls Considering STEM Careers

Advice for Girls Considering STEM Careers

February 2019 Update So, I'm back! It's been a little less than a year since you first heard about my journey and I just wanted to give a couple of updates about life. I am three weeks into my second semester of sophomore year and have never been so busy! From the...

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60 Minutes: Breeding Out Disease – My Gene Counsel

60 Minutes: Breeding Out Disease – My Gene Counsel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjJSv_apqQU&w=854&h=480 Ellen T. Matloff, President and CEO of My Gene Counsel, breaks down the controversy surrounding the recent 60 Minutes episode on Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD). Listen to find out what PGD means,...

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Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 15

Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 15

This is the fiftteenth installment in our series, “Trailblazing Genetic Counselors”, in which we highlight genetic counselors who are pioneers in the field. Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of...

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Rare Disease Day 2018

Rare Disease Day 2018

Rare Disease Day is an opportunity to raise awareness for 7,000+ rare diseases and the 30 million Americans who are affected by a rare disease(s). The theme for this year's Rare Disease Day is "Research" and the important role that patients play in gaining an...

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Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 14

Trailblazing Genetic Counselors: Episode 14

This is the fourteenth installment in our series, “Trailblazing Genetic Counselors”, in which we highlight genetic counselors who are pioneers in the field. Genetic counselors are health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of...

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