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The genetic counselling team at Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Trust are hosting a taster day aimed at individuals interested in a career in genetic counselling. The talks cover different areas of the job, as well as pathways into the career and tips for applications. There is a fee of £15.00 per attendee.
Contact Sophia Cross to book your place or request more details.
|1:00pm||Welcome||Ellie Carden – Trainee Genetic Counsellor|
|1:15pm||Introduction – What is genetic counselling?||Poppy Emmett – Genetic Counsellor|
|1:30pm||Panel discussion – A day in the life of a genetic counsellor||Chandni Patel – Genetic Counsellor
Areeba Khan – Genetic Counsellor
|2:15pm||Skills introduction – Family history taking||Chloe Bush – Genomic Associate|
|3:00pm||Skills introduction – Case study||Ellie Carden – Trainee Genetic Counsellor|
|3:30pm||Training routes and career progression||Ellie Carden – Trainee Genetic Counsellor
Varisha Desai – Genetic Counsellor
Chloe Bush – Genomic Associate
|4:00pm||Top tips for applications||Amy Anderson – Principal Genetic Counsellor|
|4:15pm||Closing remarks||Amy Anderson – Principal Genetic Counsellor|