Program Description: 

This faculty development educational series was designed to equip MCW’s current genetic counseling workforce to become educators within the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program located within MCW’s Graduate School. Through this series, genetic counselors will develop teaching skills to instruct students in a variety of settings. Speakers within this series are from MCW’s Office of Educational Improvement and collaborated with genetic counseling staff to ensure this series would be applicable to the clinical genetic counseling workforce. Speakers will provide instruction on educational program development, instructional design, active learning, educational technology, evaluation and assessment, and mentoring skills.

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized Medical College of Wisconsin to offer up to 1.335 CEUs or 13.35 Category 1 contact hours for the activity MSGC Educator Development Series. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

Category 1 Contact Hours: 1.4 contact hours per live session (Agenda:  44 minutes of material, 6 minute break, 40 minutes of activity/discussion)

Target audience: 

This activity is intended for Genetic Counselors 

Learning objectives: 

Develop skills for effectively teaching adult learners in clinical, laboratory and research settings.

Faculty & credentials: 

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Planning Committee: 
Jessica Bell 
Jenny Geurts 
Kerrie Quirk


Jessica Bell
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-5895
Series date: 
01/01/2020 - 12:00am CST to 12/31/2021 - 11:59pm CST


Series location: 
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
MCW’s HUB for Collaborative Medicine
Milwaukee 53226
United States


Session Date
Educational Program Development 02/20/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm CST
Instructional Design 05/07/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm CDT
Active Learning 06/25/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm CDT
Educational Technology & the Future of Learning 07/23/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm CDT
Evaluation and Assessment 09/24/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm CDT
Mentoring Skills 12/10/2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm CST