Genetic Counselling  Awareness Week 2010 in  Winnipeg, Manitoba!
Monday November 22  Lunch and Learn: “Challenging Cases in Genetic Counselling” <ul><li>Genetic Counsellors from metabolic...
Our counsellors presenting their cases at Monday’s Lunch and Learn Event Jessica  Melissa Kim Sherri Claudia
Tuesday November 23 Film screening: “Twisted” <ul><li>A documentary by Laurel Chiten, weaving the stories of three dystoni...
Wednesday November 24 Film screening: “Breast Cancer Legacy” Kim Serfas giving an preamble to film - “What really is a GC?”
Thursday November 25 Highlights of the 2010 Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors Meeting  <ul><li>Kim Serfas:  </li...
Thursday November 25 Java and Genes Coffee House <ul><li>Readings from a selection of titles exploring family’s experience...
Readings at the Ellice Cafe
Promotional <ul><li>Book display at McNally Robinson </li></ul><ul><li>Book display at University of Manitoba Bookstore </...
GCs as the Centrefold!
Our Booth <ul><li>Daily displayed at various location such as the Health Sciences Centre, University of Manitoba and St. B...
Two fabulous prizes <ul><li>Promotional T-shirts, bags, pens, mousepads, chromosome coffee mug, etc! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Many thanks to all of our hardworking Manitoba Genetic Counsellors who participated the planning and execution of ...
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  1. 1. Genetic Counselling Awareness Week 2010 in Winnipeg, Manitoba!
  2. 2. Monday November 22 Lunch and Learn: “Challenging Cases in Genetic Counselling” <ul><li>Genetic Counsellors from metabolic, prenatal, breast cancer, general genetics and laboratory subspecialties presented unique and challenging cases from their practices </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our counsellors presenting their cases at Monday’s Lunch and Learn Event Jessica Melissa Kim Sherri Claudia
  4. 4. Tuesday November 23 Film screening: “Twisted” <ul><li>A documentary by Laurel Chiten, weaving the stories of three dystonia sufferers as they seek treatment </li></ul><ul><li>An interesting panel discussion followed. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wednesday November 24 Film screening: “Breast Cancer Legacy” Kim Serfas giving an preamble to film - “What really is a GC?”
  6. 6. Thursday November 25 Highlights of the 2010 Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors Meeting <ul><li>Kim Serfas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance and Genetic Testing: How will it really impact your patients? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shannon Chin: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High Frequency of HD Intermediate alleles on predisposing haplotypes for repeat instability in BCs general population </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sherri Burnett: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey of counselling practices regarding invasive diagnostic procedure risk, procedure eligibility criteria and aneuploidy risk modification across Canada </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Patricia Bocangel: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case studies in metabolics </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Thursday November 25 Java and Genes Coffee House <ul><li>Readings from a selection of titles exploring family’s experiences with genetic counselling and living with a genetic condition </li></ul>
  8. 8. Readings at the Ellice Cafe
  9. 9. Promotional <ul><li>Book display at McNally Robinson </li></ul><ul><li>Book display at University of Manitoba Bookstore </li></ul><ul><li>Write up in “Health Science Centre Focus” magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Posters and email distribution of events across Health Sciences Centre, CCMB, WRHA, University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba </li></ul>
  10. 10. GCs as the Centrefold!
  11. 11. Our Booth <ul><li>Daily displayed at various location such as the Health Sciences Centre, University of Manitoba and St. Boniface College </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts, quizzes, prizes, know your family history online tool, and meeting a genetic counsellor! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Two fabulous prizes <ul><li>Promotional T-shirts, bags, pens, mousepads, chromosome coffee mug, etc! </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Many thanks to all of our hardworking Manitoba Genetic Counsellors who participated the planning and execution of our events as well as continued their regular duties! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patricia Bocangel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sherri Burnett </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kim Serfas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shannon Chin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monique LaPointe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alison Elliott </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Claudia Carriles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jessica Hartley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Melissa Dumouchelle </li></ul></ul>

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