Genetic Counselors nationwide celebrated the second annual Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on November 8, 2018! We are pleased to share how some of the UUGPGC partners celebrated their special day!
The UUGPGC students and assistant director were honored to attend the Department of Human Genetics Annual Retreat in Deer Valley, UT. The retreat highlights the research and work throughout the Human Genetics Department and emphasizes presentations by its graduate students. Participating in the retreat allowed the UUGPGC and Human Genetics Department to learn more about [...]
Lauren A. Wallace, MS, LCGC, of Intermountain Maternal Fetal Medicine, is the UUGPGC recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Genetic Counseling Clinical Supervisor Award. This award is given by the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (www.agcpd.org) to recognize the invaluable contributions clinical supervisors make to genetic counseling student training. Lauren was selected because of her [...]
On August 30, 2018, the UUGPGC Class of 2019, along with several local genetic counselors, participated in telegenetics training presented by the Western States Regional Genetics Network or WSRGN (www.westernstatesgenetics.org). The purpose of the training was to help genetic counselors provide increased access to genetic services and education through telegenetics. The training included an [...]
In May of 2018, the UUGPGC Class of 2018 awarded Dr. Dave Viskochil, UUGPGC Medical Director, the eighth annual UUGPGC Teaching Award. From the class of 2018, "...when considering all of the many influential educators we have had over our two year journey, we were unanimous in whom we thought deserved the teaching award. That [...]
Students from the UUGPGC Class of 2018 were featured in an informative video highlighting ARUP’s contributions to genetic counseling training. ARUP is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Since the UUGPGC’s inception, ARUP has contributed significantly to student fellowships, provided training opportunities through rotations and course lectures, [...]
The UUGPGC students and directors were honored to attend the Department of Human Genetics Annual Retreat in Deer Valley, UT. The retreat highlights the research and work throughout the Human Genetics Department and emphasizes presentations by its graduate students. Participating in the retreat allowed the UUGPGC and Human Genetics Department to learn more about each [...]
Genetic Counselors and the National Society of Genetic Counselors celebrated the first annual Genetic Counselor Awareness Day this past November 9, 2017! This important day was dedicated to empowering genetic counselors to help raise awareness and interest about genetic counselors in our local communities and healthcare institutions, and to help consumers understand the importance and [...]