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Genetic Counselling Taster Day hosted by Guy’s Hospital Genetic Counselling Team

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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.

Event agenda

Time Topic Speaker
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
2:45pm Break
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
4:20pm Questions All

Last updated on 27th September 2022

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