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Spring Updates from the SCGC Board of Directors

Updated: May 9, 2023

6th Annual Education Conference

The 2023 AEC is fast approaching! Please join us on Friday, May 19, 2023 at the Hilton Orange County in Costa Mesa, CA (or join live via Zoom). Registration closes Wednesday, May 10, 2023. No day-of registration available.

Update on SCGC Bylaws

The SCGC Bylaws committee is updating our bylaws. After ratification by the Board of Directors, the updated bylaws will be posted on the website. Thanks to committee members Michelle Fox, Stacey Wong, Joan Oliver, and Bill Herbert.

Reminders from the Secretary’s Desk

Please remember to update your contact information on the SCGC website! You can find your contact information by clicking on the down arrow to the right of your name at the top right corner of the home page (when logged in). Click “My Account” to view and update your profile information. With many job changes happening, your contact may need updating (note: you cannot change your Login email, but you can change your preferred contact email, backup email, and all other profile information). Updating your location will also help us to plan local events!

Do you know what the Forum is?

The Forum is SCGC’s online discussion group, where you can post, read, and subscribe to discussions regarding job opportunities, shared resources, and SCGC announcements. Members can post to the forum directly. You can look for or post job listings, spread the word on research opportunities, and find out what’s new and exciting in the world of Southern California Genetics.

Webinar Series

Our monthly webinar series is officially up and running! SCGC members who attend the webinar session live are eligible for category 1 CEUs. Please visit the SCGC website for details on CEUs and to register for an upcoming webinar.

  • May 23, 2023 5-6 PM: Disability Inclusivity with Ronit Ovadia Mazzoni & Laura Fuerstman

  • June 21, 2023 5-6 PM: Rotations in Industry with Elaine Weltmer, Whitney A. Dodge, Halle Bartus, Naghmeh Dorrani, Natalie Samson, Natasha A. Go, and Andrea Chang

  • July 25, 2023 12-1 PM: Advocacy/Legislature with Jennifer Leib

  • August 23, 2023 12-1 PM: The Importance of Multi-Institutional Collaborative Research Among Genetic Counselors; Lessons from NTHL1-Tumor Syndrome Case Studies with Chelsey Weatherill

  • September TBD: Implicit Bias Workshop

*All times are listed in Pacific Time


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