certified genetic counselor

Master of Genetic Counseling degree program to begin in fall

Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine is in the process of selecting its first class of students seeking a Master of Genetic Counseling (MGC) degree, one of the fastest growing health professions in the country.

Elly Brokamp, MS, CGC, left, and Laura Duncan, MS, CGC, are certified genetic counselors with Vanderbilt’s Undiagnosed Diseases Network.

Counselors guide patients in interpreting genetic tests

Certified genetic counselors (CGCs) are among the first faces that patients see once accepted into Vanderbilt’s Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) where hopefully they will gain a diagnosis.