What is a genetic counselor?
Genetic counselors have specialized graduate degrees and experience in medical genetics and counseling, making them experts at interpreting and explaining complex genetic information.
What do GCs at Broad do?
GCs at Broad are:
- Project managers
- Program managers
- Operations managers
- Project coordinators
- Lab directors
- Variant analysts
And contribute to a variety of tasks, including:
- Advocating for patients
- Facilitating cross-disciplinary collaborations
- Leading working groups
- Advising on expert panels
- Ensuring regulatory compliance
- Conducting and coordinating research
- Consenting patients into research programs
- Analyzing genomic sequencing data
- Developing and validating clinical services
What are GCs at Broad working on?
- GREGoR Consortium
- Genetic Prevalence/GeniE
- Stanley Center
- MGH Genomic Medicine Unit
- Broad Clinical Labs
- Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen)
- Matchmaker Exchange
- Rare Genomes Project (RGP)
- Center for Mendelian Genomics (CMG)