Oprah Thinks You Should Buy a Genetic Testing Kit for Christmas … But What Does the Genetic Counselor Say?

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Genetic Counselor Awareness Day Tweetchat

To celebrate the first Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on November 9th, the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) hosted a tweetchat, #IAmAGenticCounselor. Genetic counselors shared their inspiration to join the field, their respective roles and advice to prospective students. Check out some highlights below! We also recapped NSGC’s awareness day webinar presented by our CEO/President, Ellen…

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#NSGCGenePool First Annual TweetChat

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has launched the NSGC Digital Ambassador Program (#NSGCGenePool) to bring together social media influencers in the genetics field. The group consists of 15 ambassadors, including our President/CEO, Ellen Matloff. These ambassadors each have a unique perspective and knowledge in various areas of genetics and genetic counseling. The goal…

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Genetic Counselors and You Webinar Series: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has introduced a new webinar series, “Genetic Counselors and You” hosted by genetic counselors from a variety of fields. Webinars are live and the recording can be accessed later if you miss the streaming. Registration is free and open to the public. The most recent webinar, “Ancestry and…

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Advice for Applying to Genetic Counseling Programs

The field of genetic counseling is expanding rapidly; the number of Certified Genetic Counselors has increased 88% since 2006 (NSGC). Nine out of ten genetic counselors report being satisfied with their jobs (NSGC). The field offers countless different directions in which one can take this career, in a variety of environments. Knowing these statistics and…

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