Genetic Counseling Program

About Our Alumni

UNCG Genetic Counseling Program graduates have found employment in a variety of settings including prenatal, pediatric, and cancer counseling positions throughout the US and Canada. Below is a representative sample of our graduate's employers.

Academic Medical Centers

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Duke University, Durham, NC
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Medical University of SC, Charleston, SC
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
University of Louisville,Louisville, KY
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
University of Pennsylvania Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA
University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Other Medical Centers and Clinics

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Downers Grove, IL
Arnold Palmer Hospital, Orlando, FL
Centra Health, Lynchburg, VA
Children's Hospital and Research Center of Oakland, CA
Children's Hospital of San Antonio, TX
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, WA
Fort Sanders Perinatal Center, Knoxville, TN
Genetics Center, Orange, CA
Georgia-Regents Medical Center, Augusta, GA
Greenwood Genetics Center, Greenwood, SC
Henrico-Doctors Hospital, Richmond, VA
Hirsch Cancer Center of Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH
Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT
Levine Children's Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC
Maternal and Fetal Medicine of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Medcan Clinic, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
Norton Cancer Center, Louisville, KY
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Riverside Health System, Newport News, VA
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Lone Tree, CO
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Texas Oncology, Austin, TX

Education/ Industry/ Laboratory/ Research

Ariosa Diagnostics, San Jose, CA
BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc., Novato, CA
GeneDx (multiple locations)
Genzyme Genetics, Miami, FL
Genzyme Therapeutics, Arlington, VA
Hudson-Alpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL
LabCorp of America, Research Triangle Park, NC
Lineagen, Salt Lake City, UT
Lockheed Martin, Genetics and Rare Diseases Information Center, Washington, DC
Patient Crossroads, Bellevue, WA
Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine, Raleigh, NC

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  • "I chose to attend UNCG because of its shared learning environment and the access to some of the leading institutions in the country. "

  • "UNCG is a great fit for me. The program directors have extensive experience in the world of genetic counseling and provide you with opportunities to work with some of the best medical centers in the country.¬†Our location allows us to have expert guest lecturers, many of whom you also get to work alongside or observe in your clinical rotations in your second year. We also have some really wonderful and unique opportunities as a part of this program: we observe in syndrome specific support groups and clinics, tour genetic laboratories, and are matched with a family with a genetic disease to learn what it is like to live with a genetic condition. Finally, our directors are genuinely invested in each of us, and care about our success and getting to know each of us personally."

  • "The director and assistant director do their best to ensure that our program provides a collaborative learning experience.  Both are active members of the Genetic Counseling community and strive to introduce you to all aspects of this field.  We also have renowned clinical sites and the beautiful state of North Carolina at our disposal.”