Our Vision and Mission
Vision: The Genetic Counseling Training Program at Emory University will transform students through a variety of scholarly activities into practitioners, leaders, and advocates for the advanced role of genetic counseling within an integrated care team model.
Mission: To provide an innovative and rigorous program of training that prepares genetic counselors to serve the needs of the healthcare community today while paving the way for incorporating the genomic medicine advances of tomorrow.
Our program offers a unique combination of cutting-edge coursework, extensive and varied clinical experiences, research opportunities and a program-long focus internship in one of four areas: public health genetics, expanded clinical practice, clinical genetics research and laboratory genetic counseling.The Emory Genetic Counseling Training program's is housed within the Department of Human Genetics on the beautiful Emory Campus in Atlanta, GA. The Emory Department of Human Genetics ranks in the top 15 departments in the country, with a full-fledged basic research faculty and a comprehensive medical genetics division which includes Emory Genetics Clinics and Emory Genetics Laboratory. The department also provides training in human and medical genetics for graduate students, laboratory fellows and residents.