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Biomedical Sciences - Human Genetics | Journal of Genetic Counseling (Societies)

Journal of Genetic Counseling

Journal of Genetic Counseling

The official Journal of the National Society of Genetic Counselors

Editor-in-Chief: Christina Palmer

ISSN: 1059-7700 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-3599 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10897

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The National Society of Genetic Counselors

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) works to advance the role of genetic counselors in health care and ensure the availability of quality genetic services. As the leading authority for the genetic counseling profession, NSGC maintains a far-reaching network of researchers, practitioners, administrators, advocates, and policy makers concerned with understanding the medical and psychological implications of inherited conditions. NSGC also provides a variety of comprehensive and culturally inclusive resources for prospective patients, including a directory of over 3,300 genetic counselors practicing in the US and Canada.
NSGC 37th Annual Conference
November 14- 17, 2018
Atlanta, GA

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    The Journal of Genetic Counseling, published for the National Society of Genetic Counselors, is a timely, international forum addressing all aspects of genetic counseling. The journal focuses on the critical questions and problems that arise at the interface between rapidly advancing technical developments and the concerns of individuals at genetic risk. The publication provides genetic counselors, medical social workers, medical and laboratory geneticists, and other health educators with a premier resource.
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