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The American Board of Genetic Counseling

"The American Board of Genetic Counseling prepares and administers examinations to certify individuals who provide services in the medical genetics specialty of genetic counseling and accredits training programs in the field of genetic counseling. The certifying examination was offered by the ABGC for the first time in 1993. Prior to the establishment of the ABGC certification, this specialty was offered by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG)." - American Board of Genetic Counseling

If a genetic counseling training program is "fully accredited", this "accredidation decision indicates that the program meets the minimum standards established by the American Board of Genetic counseling to provide a well-rounded and adequate educational and clinical program for students."- American Board of Genetic Counseling

Visit: The American Board of Genetic Counseling: http://www.abgc.net/

New York State is the home to three masters level training programs in genetic counseling:

Director: Randi Zinberg, M.S., CGC
Dept. of Human Genetics, Box 1497
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
One Bustave Levy Place
New York, NY 10029
[Full Accredidation]

Director: Caroline Lieber, M.S., CGC
Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY 10708-5999
[Full Accredidation]

Director: Anne Greb, MS, CGC
Long Island University-Post
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11548

A list of fully accredited programs, training programs, and program information can be found at:

The American Board of Genetic Counseling

The National Society of Genetic Counselors

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