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The Future of Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is hosting an information event on Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss first hand the application process, job growth and ask questions in a small group setting.

Who should attend?

Undergraduate students, academic advisors and graduate students wishing to learn more about applying to genetic counseling training programs.

When is the next event offered?

June or July 2021

What is the schedule of this event?

20 minutes                   

What is Personalized Genomic Medicine?

40 minutes

Panel Discussion

60 minutes

Breakout Sessions-An opportunity for participants to speak with individual panelists about their training and career in more detail.

How do I sign up?

Registration will open about 1 month prior to the event date. Email iihg@uiowa.edu to be added to our contact list and we'll let you know when registration opens up.

What do I do if I want to shadow a genetic counselor?

Anyone interested in the field of genetic counseling is encouraged to attend at least one of our education events (they are free of charge), either Careers in Human Genetics Day or Applying to Graduate Programs in Genetic Counseling. To learn more about the field on your own, we encourage you to go to www.nsgc.org.

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