Genetic Counsellors of Ontario is a group that brings together genetic counsellors working or residing in Ontario. Genetic counsellors are healthcare professionals with specialized training to help people understand and adapt to the medical, psychological and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease.
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Share information specific to patients and services in Ontario
Collaborate on developing resources and conducting research
Advocate for the genetic counselling profession in Ontario through title protection and professional regulation
There are currently over 200 genetic counsellors practicing in Ontario. The Genetic Counsellors of Ontario (GCO) was created in 2016 by Andrea Shugar as a centralized mechanism to share, collaborate and advocate for the profession. GCO is a members based group, so sign up below. If you are interested in contributing as an administrative member, let us know when you sign up.
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current administrative team