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Professional Organizations

National Society of Genetic Counselors
The national membership organization representing the Genetic Counseling profession.

American Board of Genetic Counseling
The credentialing organization for the genetic counseling profession in the United States and Canada. The ABGC certifies and recertifies qualified genetic counseling professionals.

Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling
The specialized program accreditation board for educational training programs granting master’s degrees or higher in genetic counseling.

Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors
Professional membership organization that promotes high standards of practice, encourage professional growth and increase public awareness of the genetic counseling profession in Canada.

American Society of Human Genetics
The primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide.

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
An interdisciplinary professional membership organization that represents the interests of the entire medical genetics team including clinical geneticists, clinical laboratory geneticists, and genetic counselors.

Support and Patient Friendly Information

Genetic Alliance
One of the world’s leading nonprofit health advocacy organizations including more than 1,200 disease-specific advocacy organizations, as well as thousands of universities, private companies, government agencies, and public policy organizations.

Genetics Home Reference
Provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health.

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
Provides the public with access to current, reliable, and easy to understand information about rare or genetic diseases in English or Spanish.