The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) strongly supports newborn screening for the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) as approved by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. NSGC also supports state-mandated newborn screening systems for the universal protecti
The National Society of Genetic Counselors supports newborn screening laboratories' storage and use of blood spot samples, and transparent policies to regulate these activities. Dried blood spots are valuable resources that significantly contribute to lifesaving newborn screening and advance public
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recognizes and celebrates a person’s inherent value including differences in one’s physical, cognitive, or psychiatric functioning. Individuals should be viewed holistically and not defined by others solely in terms of a single characteristic. Tec
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) believes that any request for genetic information from a workplace wellness program must be predicated on an evidence base that demonstrates improved health outcomes.
The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) endorses the use of multi-gene panel tests when clinically warranted and appropriately applied. These tests can provide a comprehensive and efficient route to identifying the genetic causes of disease. Before ordering a multi-gene panel test, provi