Search NSGC
Find a GC
Find a Genetic

Education and Events

NSGC Community Conversations Series

The NSGC Education Committee is proud to present the latest installments of the Community Conversations Series.

Acknowledging the Discomfort: Discussing Reproductive Justice Beyond the Prenatal Clinic

We look forward to seeing you for a live discussion on April 3rd, 2024
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST

Speakers: Katie Bergstrom, MS, CGC; Katie Lang, MS, CGC; Pilar Magoulas, MS, CGC; Samantha Stover, MS, CGC

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore methods for initiating difficult conversations about reproductive health, including abortion and family planning, in non-reproductive health spaces
  • Identify successful strategies from colleagues in protected and non-protected states on ways to address reproductive health options with patients, colleagues, and the community
  • Discuss real life examples of successes and challenges in having reproductive health conversations in a variety of genetics and clinical settings
  • Navigate ways in which institutional policies can influence reproductive health conversations in the clinical or academic space

Please View the Live Discussion Prompt Questions Here

Register Here for the Live Discussion



Reproductive Justice and the Intersection with the Disability Community

Wednesday, September 20th
4:00p.m. - 5:30 p.m. CST

Speakers: Sarah Hunt, MS, CGC; Liann Jimmons, MS, CGC; Helen Kim, MA, MS, CGC; Kristen Miller, MGC, CGC; Ronit Mazzoni, MS, LCGC

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the history and current landscape of Reproductive Justice activism, including the relationship between genetic counseling and eugenics
  • Describe the history of the Disability Rights Movement and how it overlaps with the Reproductive Justice movement 
  • Critique terminology that is often used in the RJ space that may not be inclusive 
  • And more!