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National Society of Genetic Counselors

Contact Information

Executive Director
401 N. Michigan Avenue
22nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

312-321-6834 (Voice)
312-673-6972 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) promotes the professional interests of genetic counselors and provides a network for professional communications. Local and national continuing education opportunities and the discussion of all issues relevant to human genetics and the genetic counseling profession are an integral part of belonging to the NSGC. Growth and development within the profession and the recognition of a unique identity provided the impetus for the formation of a responsive professional society. To that end, the National Society of Genetic Counselors was incorporated in 1979. The National Society of Genetic Counselors advances the various roles of genetic counselors in health care by fostering education, research, and public policy to ensure the availability of quality genetic services.


Serial publication: Perspectives in Genetic Counseling (newsletter), quarterly--new developments in genetics, case reports, reviews, and educational materials. Journal of Genetic Counseling--scientific and counseling issues related to the genetic counseling profession, available through Springer Press, 233 Spring St., NY, NY 10013, 212-460-1500.


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Date Entered: 8/1/1997
Date Edited: 1/27/2012
Date Revised: 8/7/2006 10:54:21 AM
Health Referral Number: HR2255
Accession Number: DP91A1069

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