National Organizations

American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)

The American Board of Genetic Counseling is the credentialing program in the United States and Canada. This site provides information for genetic counselors, students, and consumers.

American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

The American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics certifies individuals and accredits training programs in the field of human genetics.

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

The American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) provides education and resources to medical genetics professionals.  This website lists upcoming ACMG events, publications, education, resources and more.

American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is the primary professional membership organization for human geneticists in the Americas. ASHG serves research scientists, health professionals, and the public.

International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG)

The International Soceity Of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG) is a global nursing specialty organization dedicated to fostering the scientific and professional growth of nurses in human genetics and genomics worldwide.

Midwest Genetics Network (MGN)

The MGN unites patients, families, geneticists, genetic counselors, primary care providers, and public health experts from each of our seven states (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin) to link medically underserved populations to genetic services.

National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG)

National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote genetics education for all health professionals.

National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCCRGN)

The seven Regional Genetics Networks (RGNs), the National Genetics Education and Family Support Center (Family Center), and the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCC) mission is to improve access to quality genetic services for medically underserved populations.

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

The National Human Genome Research Institute’s (NHGRI) mission has expanded to encompass a broad range of studies aimed at understanding the structure and function of the human genome and its role in health and disease.

National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)

The Society’s Mission is to promote the genetic counseling profession as a recognized and integral part of health care delivery, education, research and public policy.  Included is a searchable database of genetic counselors.