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Genetic Counseling Informational Workshop

Hosted by the Illinois Society of Illinois Genetic Professionals (ISGP)

With support from the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

2023 Information Workshop July 28, 2023

Time 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The 2023 Workshop will be held Virtually


Event Details:

- Learn about the roles of genetic counselors

- Participate in discussions with current counselors

- Learn about the admissions process and tips to strengthen your application from program directors

- FREE REGISTRATION for the 2023 Livestream Webinar

2023 Agenda:

8:30- virtual room opens

8:50-9:25 Introduction to Genetics and Genetic Counseling by Jamie Garman

9:30-9:50 Genetic counseling in the Pediatric, Subspecialty, and Research Settings by Valentina Caceres

9:55-10:15 Cancer Genetic Counseling and its Intersection With Personalized Medicine by Shayna Burch

10:20-10:40 Prenatal Genetic Counseling by Malavika Praseed McGrail

10:45-11:05 Cardiology Genetic Counseling by Angie Kalwies

11:10-11:30 Cancer Genetic Counseling with a Focus on Working at a Safety Net Hospital by Alyssa Valentine

11:30-12:00 Genetic Counselor Panel Q & A /Lunch- Mary Post and Sarah Walterman

12:00-1:00 Northwestern Genetic Counseling Program by Catherine Wicklund and Christie Hoell

1:00-1:30 Northwestern Student Panel Q & A (TBA)


Remote Option Only for the 2023 Workshop

Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals

Chicago, IL USA

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