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    Awards & Grants

    NSGC Leadership Awards

    As the leading voice, authority and advocate for the genetic counseling profession, the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) is composed of numerous networks of committees, task forces, SIGs and individual members. Through the continuous efforts of these dedicated professionals, NSGC is able to grow and improve as an organization with each passing year. The annual NSGC Leadership Awards acknowledges the actions and behaviors of exemplary genetic counselors, as well as recognizes volunteers for their contributions. Winners are presented at the NSGC Annual Education Conference (AEC) each year.

    The NSGC Awards Workgroup presents no fewer than 6 awards annually to recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of our members. Leadership Awards will be presented during a plenary session at the NSGC Annual Education Conference (AEC). 

    The call for nominations closed at 11:59PM CDT on Wednesday July 20, 2016. All candidates will be notified of their status by the end of August and winners will be presented at the 2016 AEC in Seattle, Washington as follows:

    Natalie Weissberger Paul National Achievement Award Ceremony
    Thursday, September 29, 2016
    8:30 am - 9:00 am

    NSGC Leadership Awards
    Thursday, September 29, 2016
    4:15 pm - 5:00 pm 

    The NSGC Leadership Awards Program consists of six award categories:

    View Detailed Criteria and Descriptions for Each Award

    View All Current and Past NSGC Leadership Award Recipients

    2016 Awards Committee

    • Sharanya Munshi
    • Katherine Spoonamore
    • Leslie Bucheit
    • Sara Riordan
    • Katherine Dunn
    • Gillian Hooker
    • Lindsey Bryne 

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