Friday, September 2, 2011

Masters In Genetic Counseling Established | The Emory Wheel

Masters In Genetic Counseling Established | The Emory Wheel:

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The Emory University program linked above sounds interesting. There is really a need for this for physicians and others. However, a class of 10 students in a 22 month program will hardly supply the demand. A 2008 study stated that only about 10% of physicians claimed to know how to order a genetic test.

Guess I'm going to have to explore what other programs exist. Below is what I have found so far.

Other programs that meet the rigorous accreditation criteria established by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC):

United States - Programs with Full Accreditation:

Arcadia University (Beaver College before 7/16/01), Glenside, PA
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
California State University, Stanislaus, CA
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Howard University, Washington, DC
Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Johns Hopkins Univ. / National Center for Human Genome Research, Bethesda, MD
Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA
University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences, Cincinnati, OH
University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
University of Pittsburgh, PA
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX
University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Canada - Programs with Full Accreditation

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

United States - Programs with Provisional Accreditation Status

Long Island University - CW Post, Brookville, NY
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
University of Alabama, Bimingham, AL

United States- Program with Probation Status

University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

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