Diversity in Genetic Counseling: Past, Present and Future

@article{Mittman2008DiversityIG,
  title={Diversity in Genetic Counseling: Past, Present and Future},
  author={Ilana Suez Mittman and K. J. Downs},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={301-313}
}
Despite decades of efforts to increase ethnic and racial diversity among genetic counselors, African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians, currently constituting almost one-third of Americans, remain only meagerly represented among genetic counselors at a level far under that seen in other health professions. This paper provides the first comprehensive effort to archive published and unpublished initiatives to increase ethnic and racial diversity in the profession. It also provides a… CONTINUE READING

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