A Survey of Genetic Counselor Professional Outreach Activities
The purpose of this study is to better understand the professional outreach activities of current and prospective genetic counselors in the United States and Canada. For this study, you will be asked to answer questions about the type and frequency of your professional outreach activities, your motivations to participate in professional outreach, any barriers you have faced when being involved in professional outreach, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on your professional outreach activities. The survey is administered online through Qualtrics and is expected to take 5-15 minutes of your time to complete.
The Current State of Genetic Counseling for Hematologic Malignancies
Genetic Counselors and Oncologists are invited to participate in a research study about referral practices, barriers to genetic services, and current approaches to genetic counseling for patients who have hematologic malignancies. The purpose of this study is to investigate the perspectives of genetic counselors and oncologists regarding the current state of genetic counseling in the field of hematologic malignancies, including an assessment of these perspectives regarding genetic testing in donor screening for bone marrow transplants.
For most participants, the survey should take approximately 10 minutes. Participants are advised to choose a private location to complete the survey. Participants will be entered into a drawing for one of two $20 Amazon gift cards.
Taking part in this survey is voluntary. By completing this survey you will be consenting to this study. The study is confidential, and responses will not be shared with anyone outside of the research team. Any report of this research that is made available to the public will not include individual information by which you could be identified. This study is exempt from IRB review at Case Western Reserve University. If you have any questions or concerns about our study, please contact Megan Mayers (Study Coordinator) at firstname.lastname@example.org Michelle Merrill, MS, CGC (PI) at email@example.com.