The UConn Genetic Counseling graduate program plan of study includes a 10-week enrichment rotation to enhance the overall training of its graduate students. Often multi/interdisciplinary in nature, the rotation is designed to provide students with supplemental experiences not typically found within the core rotations.
Experiential opportunities will include
- digital medicine
- patient support
- community education
- research and laboratory techniques
- utilization review
- other non-traditional fieldwork experiences.
Students within our current affiliate network will have access to clinics for
- Huntington’s disease
- osteogenesis imperfecta
- Albright syndrome
- craniofacial anomalies
- cystic fibrosis
- bleeding disorders
- teratogen exposure
- glycogen storage diseases
Other unique experiential opportunities can be found with
- The All of Us Initiative, Middletown Community Health Center
- My Gene Counsel, a digital counseling company
- The University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental & Related Disabilities (LEND) program
Enrichment rotations are scheduled based on student interest and site availability.