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UPDATE: A Friday Night Email from Your Genetic Counselor

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UPDATE: A Friday Night Email from Your Genetic Counselor

UPDATE: When this article was originally published, I disclosed how much of an imprint this case left on me. Now, as we approach the seven-year anniversary of finally discovering the genetic mutation that plagued Nate’s family, I decided to reach out to Nate’s dad, Larry, to see how the family has been doing. He had…

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Advice for the Genetic Counseling Grad School Application Process

This is a guest post by our Communications Lead, Kira Dineen, check out the original post on DNA Today’s website which also features a half hour audio podcast episode where three fellow incoming genetic counseling graduate students discuss the application process. Learn the overall application timeline, cost of the process, preparing for applications, resources, prerequisites,…

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Genetic Counseling 2018 Professional Status Survey

The National Society of Genetic Counselors’ (NSGC) 2018 Professional Status Survey Reports have been released. In this blog post, we outline the highlights from the publically available Executive Summary. All of the graphics and information in this blog are directly from the Excutive Summary. Members of the NSGC have access to all the specific reports including Demographics and Methodology,…

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Trailblazing Genetic Counselors Episode 16: Canadian Genetic Counsellors

This is the sixteenth 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 medical genetics and counseling. Genetic counseling is a rapidly growing field offering professionals a wide range of…

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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 heard of it.  I really liked genetics in high…

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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 medical genetics and counseling. Genetic counseling is a rapidly growing field offering professionals a wide range of…

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