policy & Publications

Journal of Genetic Counseling

The Journal of Genetic Counseling, the official journal of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, is a timely, international forum addressing all aspects of the discipline and practice of genetic counseling. The journal focuses on the critical questions and problems that arise at the interface between rapidly advancing technological developments and the concerns of individuals and communities at genetic risk. The publication provides genetic counselors, other clinicians and health educators, laboratory geneticists, bioethicists, legal scholars, social scientists, and other researchers with a premier resource on genetic counseling topics in national, international, and cross-national contexts. Starting in 2019, the journal is published by Wiley.

NSGC members receive free access to the journal through Wiley. In order to access the journal you must be logged in.

Announcing the 2020 JOGC Best Trainee Paper Awards!

Owens-Thomas E, Wusik K, He H, Yager G, Atzinger CL The relationship between genetic counseling student self-efficacy and clinical training. Journal of Genetic Counseling 2019;28:767-778

Fisher CF, Birkeland LE, Reiser CA, Zhao Q, Palmer CGS, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Petty EM. Alternative option labeling impacts decision-making in noninvasive prenatal screening. Journal of Genetic Counseling 2019 Dec 3

Greve V, McCarthy Veach P, LeRoy BS, MacFarlane IM, Redlinger-Grosse K. Genetic counselor and proxy patient perceptions of genetic counselor responses to prenatal patient self-disclosure requests: Skillfulness is in the eye of the beholder. 2019 Dec 01 online ahead of print.

Mayo-Gamble TL, Schlundt D, Cunningham-Erves J, Murry VM, Bonnet K, Quasie-Woode D, Mouton CP. Sickle Cell carriers’ unmet information needs: Beyond knowing trait status. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2019; 28:812-821.

Continuing Education Units

CEUs are now available to all NSGC members through the Journal of Genetic Counseling (JGC) CEU Program

Editorial Board of the Journal of Genetic Counseling

Click here to view the members of the editorial board.


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