New PSCGA leadership for 2019 - 2021
The Professional Society of Genetic Counselors in Asia (PSGCA) is a special interest group of the Asia-Pacific Society of Human Genetics.
To be the lead organization that advances and mainstreams the genetic counseling profession in Asia and ensures that all have equal access to genetic counseling services.
The Society’s mission is to promote quality genetic counseling services in the region by fostering practice and curricular standards, research and continuing education. It will contribute to the expansion of the knowledge base for genetic counselors through collaborative research, as well as actively participate in developing culturally appropriate policies as genomic technologies are incorporated in population-based and clinic-based health care delivery systems.
The Society aims to
Foster partnership among Asian countries
Expand access and delivery of quality genetic counseling services
Facilitate professional development and continuing education opportunities
Promote genetic counseling research
Participate in policy development