COVID-19 has significantly impacted the lives of people all around the world. While the pandemic’s effect on hospitals and the frontline healthcare workers is palpable, other aspects of healthcare are also affected. Elective surgeries are cancelled, medical supplies are scarce and clinical care teams struggle to rapidly transition to telehealth services so they are easily accessible to patients. Meanwhile, patients are fearful of exposure yet still need essential healthcare services unrelated to the pandemic.
I’m intrigued by the multiple roles, broad knowledge and skills, and flexible interpersonal engagement displayed by Amy and other genetic counselors.
Because of genetic counseling, I have been able to release years of doubt and suspicion about why I am the way I am. I now own my entire life. I celebrate who I am, fully, with pure pride