What Is It Like To Be in the Minority? Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Genetic Counseling Profession

@article{Schoonveld2006WhatII,
  title={What Is It Like To Be in the Minority? Ethnic and Gender Diversity in the Genetic Counseling Profession},
  author={K. Cheri Schoonveld and Patricia McCarthy Veach and Bonnie S. Leroy},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={53-69}
}
Increasingly, the genetic counseling profession is recognizing the need for greater ethnic and gender diversity. Recruitment and retention efforts may be enhanced by better understanding of the experience of individuals considered to be underrepresented in the profession. In this qualitative study, 8 genetic counseling students and 7 practicing genetic counselors who were ethnic minority and/or male participated in semi-structured telephone interviews regarding how they were introduced to the… CONTINUE READING

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