December, 14 2018 UUGPGC Class of 2020 celebrates completion of their first semester of Genetic Counseling graduate classes! Congratulations!
November 15, 2018 We were honored to host a UUGPGC reunion at the NSGC Annual Education Conference in Atlanta, GA on November 15, 2018. It was great fun to get caught up with so many program participants, lecturers, and alumni!
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!
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 [...]
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. [...]