National Society of Genetic Counselors
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    The NSGC Podcast Series

    About the NSGC Podcast Series

    The NSGC Podcast Series explores leading voices and best practices in genetic counseling in an easy, on-the-go format for NSGC members. The series is available for download today - search "NSGC Podcast Series" in the iTunes Store and Google Play Music.

    Episodes are released bi-monthly. The 2018 release schedule is available below. Podcast materials and episodes will be updated below as they are made available:

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    • October: Genetic Counselors with Genetic Conditions
      • Released October 2018 
      • Hosts: Khalida Liaquat, MS, CGC, and Kate Wilson, MS, CGC
      • Speakers:
        • Benjamin Helm, MS, CGC 
        • Devin Shuman, MS, CGC 
      • Additional Resources: 
        • The Code Talker Award was established to recognize the impact genetic counselors have on the health and lives of patients. This patient essay was a finalist in the annual Code Talker Award, presented by Genome magazine at NSGC’s Annual Conference, and nominated Benjamin Helm for his work as a genetic counselor. 
        • Stay tuned for the 2018 Genetic Counselor Awareness Day "I Am a Genetic Counselor Series" to hear from some NSGC members on their experiences as genetic counselors with genetic conditions. 
        • Connect with members of NSGC's Digital Ambassador Program - Gene Poolwho have unique perspectives and knowledge in the fields of genetics and genetic counseling. 
      • To complete an evaluation of this episode, click here.

    • Special Edition Episode: Genetic Counselor Awareness Day 
      • Released November 2018 
      • Hosts: Khalida Liaquat, MS, CGC, and Kate Wilson, MS, CGC
      • Speakers:
        • Jennifer Hoskovec, MS, CGC
      • Visit NSGC's Genetic Counselor Awareness Day web page to learn more about the day and to download resources to spread the word on the important work you do, every day. 
      • To complete an evaluation of this episode, click here.

    • December: 37th Annual Conference Recordings
      • Released December 2018 
      • Hosts: Khalida Liaquat, MS, CGC, and Kate Wilson, MS, CGC
      • Speakers:
        • MaryAnn Campion
        • Emily Edelman
        • Shivani Nazareth
        • Kaylene Ready
        • Andy Faucett
        • Janet Williams
        • Ana Morales
        • Kara Bui
        • Barry Tong
        • Wendy Uhlmann
        • Kate Wilson
        • Khalida Liaquat
      • To complete an evaluation of this episode, click here.

    • February - Self-care for Genetic Counselors
      • Released February, 2019
      • Hosts: Khalida Liaquat, MS, CGC, and Kate Wilson, MS, CGC
      • Speakers:
        • Catriona Hipman, MSc, CGC
        • Colleen Caleshu, MS, LCGC
      • Additional Resources:
        • Download these slides to learn more about Colleen Caleshu's Peer Supervision Project.
        • Colleen and MaryAnn’s meditation study is conducted online so genetic counselors across the US can take part. Recruitment will start in the fall. If you are interested in learning more, email Colleen at CCaleshu@stanfordhealthcare.org

        • Follow our speakers on twitter at @colleencaleshu ‏ and @catriona_hippma 

      Interested in sponsoring an upcoming podcast? Contact Rebecca A. Baker at 312.673.5827, or rbaker@nsgc.org for more details.

      Submit Episode Proposals
      Have an idea for an episode? Submit your idea to the Podcast Subcommittee below.

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      Subcommittee Members, 2018: