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 [...]
The second year UUGPGC students traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to attend the National Society of Genetic Counselors 36th Annual Education Conference last September. Our students enjoyed opportunities to learn about the latest innovations and developments in the genetic counseling profession as well as network with colleagues and friends, expand their knowledge of professional issues, pursue [...]
In May 2017, Amanda Gammon, MS, LCGC, won the seventh annual UUGPGC Teaching Award, which is conferred by the second year students and supported by the Division of Medical Genetics. Amanda is a certified and licensed genetic counselor at the Huntsman Cancer Institute where she has been providing cancer genetic counseling for almost a decade. [...]
Interview with Dr. Carey In June 2016, John Carey, MD, MPH, won the sixth annual UUGPGC Teaching Award, which is conferred by the second year students and supported by the Division of Medical Genetics. Dr. Carey is an internationally known clinical geneticist who has been involved with the genetic counseling graduate program since its [...]
ARUP Laboratories fund ACMG registration dues for UUGPGC students! We are pleased to announce that Salt Lake City will be hosting the upcoming American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Clinical Genetics Meeting in March 2015! This annual gathering attracts over 2,200 participants including leaders in the field of genetics and genomics. It [...]
The UUGPGC is very pleased to introduce seven matriculated students in the class of 2016. They are from Alaska, Arizona, California, Minnesota, Texas, and Canada. Welcome!