International Society
of Nurses in Genetics

Dedicated to fostering the scientific and professional growth of nurses in human genetics and genomics worldwide.


Genetics Nurse

Download our Brochure WHAT IS A GENETICS NURSE? (PDF)
Please feel free to use it to educate others about genetics nursing and its benefits to all.

Genetics Counseling

National Society of Genetic Counselors -- the leading voice, authority, and advocate for the genetic counseling profession. Discover the genetic counseling profession and its guiding principles. For more information, visit

Genetics & Nursing

National Genetics Education and Development Centre -- a site for learners and educators about what is important to know and the activities to be undertaken in clinical practice. Includes factsheets, videos, powerpoint presentations, telling stories and case scenarios. Visit

Essential Genetic and Genomic Competencies for Nurses With Graduate Degrees, co-published by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the International Society of Nurses in Genetics (ISONG), is now available on the American Nurses Association website here. For background information on this document and how it was developed click here

If you would like the Steering Committee to provide you with a newsletter article or website announcement to help your organization announce the competencies, please contact Karen Greco at

Contact Us

Office: +1 412.344.1414
Fax: +1 412.344.0599


461 Cochran Road, Box 246
Pittsburgh, PA  15228

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