Online Genetic Counselling Taster Day hosted by Guy’s Hospital

Join the Genetic Counselling Team at Guy’s Hospital, London for an insight into Genetic Counselling

This event is for students and professionals who have an interest in Genetic Counselling and would like to find out more about the profession.

Agenda

Time Topic Speaker
13:00 Welcome Eshika Haque – Principal Genetic Counsellor
13:15 Introduction – What is genetic counselling? Ailidh Watson and Chandni Patel – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellors
13:30 Panel discussion: A day in the life of a genetic counsellor Chair: Ailidh Watson – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
Amy Goldman – Genetic Counsellor
Varisha Desai – Genetic Counsellor
14:15 Skills introduction: Family history taking Ellie Carden – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
14:45 Break
15:00 Skills introduction: Case study Chandni Patel – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
15:30 Training routes and career progression Ailidh Watson – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
Varisha Desai – Genetic Counsellor
Roseanna Holland – Cardiff MSc Student
16:00 Top tips for applications Eshika Haque – Principal Genetic Counsellor
16:15 Closing remarks Genetic Counsellor
16:20 Questions All

Registration

To book a place at this event, please email Ailidh Watson at ailidh.watson1@nhs.net