DEI Highlights

As genetic counselors, we strive for inclusivity in counseling. Rudderman, et al describes the experience of genetic counselors working with transgender individuals in the reproductive setting and identifies opportunities for our continued training and advocacy.

What are our gaps in knowledge relating to the care of transgender patients who carry BRCA mutations? In this article from Bedrick et al., the need for screening, management, and surveillance recommendations tailored for transgender BRCA mutation carriers is discussed.

September 15th – October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month. This time pays tribute to many generations of Hispanic Americans who have impacted our nation’s history and are influencing its future. Read this story published by the Association of American Medical Colleges highlighting inspiring Hispanic leaders who launched advances in medicine and research that led to Nobel Prizes, life-changing cures, and better care for millions of people.