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School of Health Professions

Genetic Counseling Program

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About the Program

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The Genetic Counseling Program offered at 香港6合开奖结果 provides an integrated medical genetics graduate education. Students benefit from the School of Health Professions and 香港6合开奖结果 environment, which places emphasis on the values of respect, integrity, innovation, teamwork, and excellence.

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Admissions

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Ready to begin your journey to becoming a genetic counselor? Learn about our admissions process and get started today!

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Why Baylor?

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There are many schools that can train you to be a genetic counselor. Why should you select Baylor?

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Graduates encouraged to be ready for forks in the road

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The advice to 香港6合开奖结果鈥檚 2021 graduates? Be ready to take the unexpected forks in the road that will inevitably come along, because they can turn into opportunity. 

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Proven Success

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Over the past three years, the American Board of Genetic Counseling Certification exam first-time pass rate for graduates of our program is 88%. 97% of all graduates have secured employment within three months of graduation and there has been a 0% attrition rate since the inception of this program.

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Our location in the , the world鈥檚 largest medical complex, gives our students access to several of the nation鈥檚 leading hospitals, including Texas Children's Hospital, which is ranked in the United States. Our exceptionally diverse patient care activities, including the nation鈥檚 largest clinical genetics program with prenatal, pediatric, adult and cancer clinical encounters, allows rich exposure to patients and families.

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Our students have access to research activities within the 香港6合开奖结果 Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, which surpasses all other genetics departments nationally in funding from the National Institutes of Health. The partnership between the diagnostic laboratory, , and the College provides unique educational experiences for students seeking either laboratory or industry related genetic counseling careers.

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Multicultural Experiences

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Houston is the most diverse large metropolitan area in the nation. In addition to the diversity of the local population, the institutions of the Texas Medical Center attract patients from around the world.  This exposure to health beliefs and practices influenced by cultural origins provides exceptional understanding of how to approach the provision of patient-centered care. Our students also gain valuable insights through community outreach programs and supplemental activities that transform perspectives on disease and redefine personalized medical care. Explore Houston.

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Faculty

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The education, research and clinical service roles of the more than 50 genetic counselors who form the principal faculty of the Genetic Counseling Program ensure student exposure to seasoned instructors, reputable researchers, and clinicians in active practice in the specialties of prenatal, pediatric, adult, cancer, and laboratory genetic counseling.

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Interdisciplinary Education

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Team-based instruction occurs within the didactic and clinical phases of our curriculum with experiences involving a mix of disciplines including medical, genetic counseling, nurse anesthesia, physician assistant, pharmacy, social work, and nursing students ensuring a rich experience in the area of role socialization.

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The College provides access to standardized patients, rotation evaluation tools, streaming videos of lectures, the  system, and quality after-class environments for study. Academic and support services for students promote academic excellence, health and wellness, and student engagement.

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Genetic Counseling Insights: Pilar Magoulas

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Pilar Magoulas, chief of genetic counseling at 香港6合开奖结果 speaks about her career.

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Genetic Counseling Insight: Jill Mokry

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香港6合开奖结果 genetic counselor, Jill Mokry speaks about her research-focused career.

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Genetic Counseling Awareness Day

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GC Program alumni and current faculty members Hannah Helber and Rachel Thomas describe what genetic counseling means to them.

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School of Health Professions

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The home of the Genetic Counseling Program is the 香港6合开奖结果 School of Health Professions. The program draws upon the clinical and research expertise of the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and the innovative educational models developed in collaboration with the School of Health Professions to meet all the requirements of Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. 

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Internships for Prospective Students

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香港6合开奖结果 Genetic Counseling Program will not offer a summer internship this year. In lieu of an internship, we now offer a "Genetic Counseling Career Interest Workshop" on an annual basis. This will allow us to engage a greater number of individuals. The workshops typically occur in August of each year. Details of the Workshop and registration information will typically be posted in the summer.

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Future of Genetic Counseling

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Read the article program director Dan Riconda published in the March 2018 issue of the American Journal of Medical Genetics titled, "Genetic counselor training for the next generation: Where do we go from here?"

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Evenings With Genetics

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Baylor GC students attend and participate in Evenings with Genetics, a monthly genetics seminar open to the general public. You can register for an upcoming Evenings with Genetics webinar.

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