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Please join us for our fifth USC Genetic Counseling Fall Symposium!


Our focus is building knowledge and skills as we incorporate clinical applications of genomic medicine. Genetic counselors, geneticists, university faculty, graduate students, residents and fellows, health care professionals with special interest are encouraged to attend.

Peruse the agenda and click on links for a look at our featured speakers and learning outcomes for what promises to be a full and stimulating day!

USC Genetic Counseling
Fall Symposium
October 27, 2017
Palmetto Health Richland Auditorium
Columbia, SC
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Welcome and Opening Remarks
Janice G. Edwards, MS, CGC


The Clinical Impact of a Non-Invasive Prenatal Multi-Gene Sequencing Screen
Daniel Riconda, MS, CGC

Baylor College of Medicine


Pass or Fail: Recognizing Bone Marrow Syndromes
Kami Wolfe Schneider, MS, CGC

Children’s Hospital Colorado


Precision Genetic Therapy for Huntington Disease
Amber Southwell, PhD

University of Central Florida




Cancer Genetic Counseling in the Shift From Prevention to Therapeutics
Andrea Forman, MS, LCGC

Fox Chase Cancer Center


The Amelia Craver Special Lecture
Genetic or Genomic Counselling?
The Opportunities and Challenges of Empowering Patients in the Era of Genome Sequencing
Yvonne Bombard, PhD

University of Toronto


Networking Luncheon and Vendor Fair
Children’s Hospital Lobby and the C. Warren Derrick Room


Impacting the Health System Through Genetic Test Utilization Management
Christine Miller, LCGC

ARUP Laboratories


22q….What’s It To You?
Donna McDonald-McGinn, MS, LCGC

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


Closing Remarks

We have applied to the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) to offer 0.55 CEUs or 5.5 Category 1 contact hours for the event: USC Genetic Counseling Fall Symposium. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.