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Genetic Counseling Informational Workshop

Hosted by the Genetic Task Force of Illinois and the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

Friday, August 7th 2020


Attend In Person or Remotely via Livestream Webinar

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

- $10 registration fee

- There will be a livestream option for those who are not able to attend in person


8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Introduction to Genetic Counseling

9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Genetic Counseling Specialties and Case Examples

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Q&A Panel with Genetic Counseling Specialty Presenters


11:00 – 11:50 a.m. Psychosocial and Ethical Issues in Genetic Counseling

Break (Snacks)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Genetic Counseling Graduate School Applications and Admissions

1:00 - 1:10 p.m. Concluding Remarks


Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center

Baldwin Auditorium

303 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60611


The Northwestern University Chicago campus is very accessible by Chicago public transportation

If you need to drive, parking passes are available for purchase. Parking passes must be purchased by July 12th. Parking passes will not be available for purchase after this date.  Pre-purchased passes will be available for pick up at registration. The parking ramp is located at 222 E. Huron St. Chicago, IL 60611.

Please reference the campus map.

Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals

Chicago, IL USA

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