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The NSGC Podcast Series

About the NSGC Podcast Series

The NSGC Podcast Series explores leading voices and best practices in genetic counseling in an easy, on-the-go format for NSGC members. The series is available for download today - search "NSGC Podcast Series" in the iTunes StoreGoogle Play Music, or wherever you download your podcasts. 

Learn how to earn CEUs for listening to the Podcast Series here. 

Episodes are released bi-monthly. Podcast materials and episodes will be updated below as they are made available:

2020 Episodes:

December: Communicating Results - Lessons from the Rare Disease Community

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For the final episode of our NSGC Podcast Series 2020 season, guests Courtney Studwell and Kimberly LeBlanc join our host for a discussion on the undiagnosed disease network and result communication.  

November: Genetic Counselor Awareness Day – Voices of our Community

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Happy Genetic Counselor Awareness Day! This day is dedicated to empowering genetic counselors to help raise awareness and interest about genetic counselors in our communities and institutions and to help consumers understand the important and supportive role genetic counselors can play in their healthcare.

To celebrate, the NSGC podcast team created an episode that highlights many voices from our profession. For this episode, we asked genetic counselors to submit short, anonymous audio clips describing briefly who they are and how they identify and to elaborate on their background or to answer the question “what is your hope for the genetic counseling profession?”

October: Genetic Counselors: Let's Talk About Disability 

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In this episode, our hosts speak with with Melanie Moshier and Sarah Hunt on their own personal experiences with disabilities and the intersection of these experiences and the genetic counseling profession. 

August: Diversity and Inclusion in Genetic Counseling Research, Training, and Practice

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In this episode, we’ll be discussing diversity and inclusion in genetic counseling practice, research, and training, using a recent journal of genetic counseling article as jumping-off point.. 

June: GCs in Academia: When is a PhD the right Path?

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In this episode, each Podcast Subcommittee member speaks with a different genetic counseling superstar to discuss GCs who pursue doctorate degrees. 

April: Who Makes More? Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Genetic Counseling

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This month, our hosts sit down with three guests to discuss the current gender pay gap in genetic counseling, and how we can advocate for our own profession for the future. 

February#IAmAGeneticCounselor - What's in a Name? 

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In this months episode, our speakers discuss the title of genetic counselor and how it relates to our roles.  



-Released December 2019
-Hosts: Khalida Liaquat, MS, CGC and Kate Wilson, MS, CGC
-Speakers: Bonnie Baty, Katie Bergstrom, Sylvia Mann, Michelle Takemoto, Kyle Salsbury, Monica Marvin

2019 Episodes: Click Here

2018 Episodes: Click Here


Subcommittee Members, 2020: 

  • Khalida Liaquat, Chair
  • Naomi Wagner, Co-Chair 
  • Kayla Sheets, Subcommittee Member
  • Rawan Awwad, Subcommittee Member
  • Alana Embury, NSGC Education Coordinator
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