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!
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 [...]
Genetic Counseling Graduate Students Launch the new Genetic Counseling Student Interest Group at the University of Utah annual PlazaFest (August 22, 2018)
The UUGPGC classes of 2019 and 2020 launched the new Genetic Counseling Student Interest Group at the University of Utah PlazaFest. PlazaFest is an annual event designed to help new and returning students learn about all the campus has to offer. Over 200 student groups, academic departments, and student services office present at PlazaFest with [...]
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 [...]