ABGC is committed to including varied perspectives, experiences, backgrounds, talents and interests in its genetic counseling certification exam development and joins other leaders in supporting equity across the profession. As Certified Genetic Counselors we are trusted health care professionals who promote patient safety and ensure higher quality health care for all.
As part of the genetic counseling community, ABGC is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion, which embraces, but is not limited to: race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, physical or medical condition, socioeconomic status, marital and familial status, and sexual orientation.
DEIJ Initiative Progress Update
Following an RFP, ABGC has engaged the services of NonProfit HR, a DEIJ consultant, to review its certification examination, processes, and procedures for potential bias. NonProfit HR will provide a summary of findings and recommendations to the ABGC Board of Directors by December 2021.