The 2018 Code Talker Award

The Code Talker Award is an essay contest for patients, peers, and caregivers to pay tribute to a genetic counselor who has made a lasting impact. Genetic counselors are at the frontline of precision medicine, serving as educators to patients and physicians alike as they translate the complexities of inherited diesase into meaningful guidance.

Read the winning essay

Congratulations to the winner of the 2018 Code Talker Award:

Hannah Scanga, MS, LCGC
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Get your copy of the 2018 Code Talkers book

This book contains heartfelt essays and beautiful photography, serving as an enduring testament to the important role genetic counselors play in the quality of people's lives.

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