genetic counseling Archives
Nov. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt genetic counselor Brighton Goodhue, MS, LCGC, recently received a national award that a grateful patient nominated her for.
Vanderbilt, Penn Medicine partner to create and offer continuing education programs for genetic counselors
Aug. 4, 2023— by Danny Bonvissuto Upon receiving a $9.7 million grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation (WAF), the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine) has partnered with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and three other institutions to design and provide continuing education programs for genetic counselors. This will be the...
Jan. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt's Katie Lang, MS, CGC, and Samantha (Sam) Stover, MS, CGC, were recently honored at the 2022 Heart of Genetic Counseling Award ceremony.
Jul. 18, 2019—Gillian Hooker, PhD, ScM, president-elect of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, will lead the organization at a pivotal time when she takes over as president Jan. 1, 2020.
Feb. 7, 2019—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.
Feb. 7, 2019—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.
Dec. 11, 2017—Genetic counseling is one of the fastest growing health professions in the country. Demand for genetic counselors is far outpacing the number of trained specialists, prompting the creation of a new degree program at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. The Board of Trust recently approved a master of genetic counseling degree, and the first students are expected to enroll for the fall 2019 semester.