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Participants in the Genetic Counseling Research Symposium were (back row from left) Lucas Richter, MM, CGC, Fellowship in Genomics Outcomes Research, (FIGOR); and Mikaela Bradley, Makenna Martin, Cecilia Kessler, and Joan Kornkven, Master’s in Genetic Counseling degree program, Class of 2024, (front row from) left, Mary Hurley, Class of 2024; Jill Slamon, MA, MS, CGC, Advanced Research Training for Genetic Counselors certificate program; Toni Lewis, MS, FIGOR; Lianna Paul, and Serena Fleming, Class of 2024; and MGC program director Martha Dudek, MS, CGC. (photo by Susan Urmy)

Genetic Counseling Research Symposium debuts on April 5

The Master of Genetic Counseling (MGC) degree program at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) will hold its first Genetic Counseling Research Symposium April 5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in room 202, Light Hall.

Brighton Goodhue, MS, LCGC

Grateful patient moved to nominate Brighton Goodhue for a Heart of Genetic Counseling award

Vanderbilt genetic counselor Brighton Goodhue, MS, LCGC, recently received a national award that a grateful patient nominated her for.

Study finds many patients don’t seek more health services after receiving genetic screening results

A study by Vanderbilt researchers found that more than half of the patients who receive the results of genetic tests might not be impelled to seek more services than they’re already receiving.

Vanderbilt, Penn Medicine partner to create and offer continuing education programs for genetic counselors

VUMC’s Lang, Stover receive genetic counseling awards

Vanderbilt’s Katie Lang, MS, CGC, and Samantha (Sam) Stover, MS, CGC, were recently honored at the 2022 Heart of Genetic Counseling Award ceremony.

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Initiative helps physicians interpret genetic test results

A new institutional initiative will offer a secure and easy way for physicians at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to ask for help interpreting genetic test results for their patients.