The Genetic counselor interprets family history information and educates patients and professionals about genetic diseases.
Genetic counselors help individuals and families understand and adjust to a genetic diagnosis or the possibility of having a hereditary disorder.
As specialized counselors, they help them understand genetic testing options and the implications of undergoing genetic testing, as well as address psychosocial and ethical issues associated with a genetic disorder or genetic test result.
Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling
Graduate from an Accredited Program/ 1 year counseling Pediatric and Adult Patients
About St. Mary's Medical Center and Palm Beach Children's Hospital
St. Mary's Medical Center is a 464-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment has led to man...y "firsts" and "onlys." At St. Mary's Medical Center you will have the ability to practice your specialty in an exciting, stable, challenging and supportive setting.
At St. Mary's Medical Center we are honored to have the privilege to serve the greater Palm Beach community with quality health care and we are continually growing and working together to make St. Mary's Medical Center the best healthcare facility in South Florida. It is with great pride that St. Mary's Medical Center has celebrated 3 generations in the community and is the only faith-based hospital between Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando. If you think that St. Mary's Medical Center and the Palm Beach Children's Hospital at St. Mary's is the right place for you, please visit www.stmarysmc.com for career opportunities. We heal for you.