OAGC Blog

You Asked – GCAs Answer!

Do you know someone who wants to be a genetic counseling assistant (GCA)? Are you thinking of adding a GCA to your team? Just curious about what a day in the life of a GCA looks like? You have come to...

We Need Help! Building a Business Case for a Genetic Counselor Assistant

No need to be humble – we all know genetic counselors are amazing! Maybe you have a great idea for a new test or clinical service, but you need resources to make it happen? How do you convince the “po...

How to Thrive (and Survive) in Graduate School

It’s my favorite time of year – new genetic counseling graduate students are arriving on campus all over the United States and Canada with that unique blend of nerves and excitement. As a newer progra...

OAGC Member Spotlight Fall 2021

The OAGC Web Design and Marketing Subcommittee is proud to present our next Member Spotlight! Meet Jessica Mester, a genetic counselor working in industry. See what she loves most about working remote...

OAGC Member Spotlight Summer 2021

The OAGC Web Design and Marketing Subcommittee is proud to present our second Member Spotlight! Meet Leanne Hagen, one of our newest genetic counseling colleagues! Read on to see what advice she offer...

Celebrating Ohio Grads!

Classes are finished, thesis projects are defended, and final examinations are complete. See where Ohio graduates are heading!

#WhatIWantYouToKnow About Infertility

April is here! Finally, we are welcoming sunshine, warmer weather, and blooming flowers. Springtime also conjures images of new life; babies, of the animal and human variety, are seemingly everywhere ...

OAGC Member Spotlight Spring 2021

The OAGC Web Design and Marketing Subcommittee is proud to launch our quarterly Member Spotlight beginning with one of our longest practicing colleagues, Betsy Schmalz. Read on to learn more about Bet...

American Heart Month: Four Things to Do as a Genetic Counselor

February is American Heart Month! Consider how genetic counselors can incorporate cardiac awareness into their practice.

From Personal to Professional: A Student’s Perspective on Cancer Counseling

Author: Cameron Friedman Student Spotlight Cameron is a graduate student of Bowling Green State University. He holds a B.S. in Biology and Psychology. He is a current second year genetic counseling gr...