Lindsey Alico

Assistant Program Director—Clinical Training

BS, University of Rochester. MS, Sarah Lawrence College. After earning her MS, Lindsey was a cancer genetic counselor at New York-Presbyterian/Queens where she also supervised genetic counseling students. Recently, she was a regional medical specialist at Myriad Genetic Laboratories. She has been a course director for several years and has also served as secretary and vice president of the New York State Genetics Task Force. SLC, 2014-

Graduate Courses

Human Genetics 2018-2019

Fundamentals of Genetic Counseling I

Graduate Seminar—Fall

Fundamentals of Genetic Counseling I aims to introduce students to the fundamental skills necessary for genetic counseling. The course is structured around key components of a genetic counseling encounter. Readings provide foundational knowledge of relevant concepts; class discussions encourage the comparison of different perspectives and applications. Course instructors demonstrate each skill; students then engage in skill development through role-play, peer feedback, and self-assessment.

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Case Management Practicum

Graduate Seminar—Spring

The Case Management Practicum utilizes a standardized patient model to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate and assess their skill levels in competencies necessary for the practice of genetic counseling. Students participate in prepared role-playing exercises, followed by class discussion and feedback. The course structure allows students to demonstrate competence in key skills, assess their own strengths and weaknesses and those of their peers, and formulate a plan for addressing areas needing improvement.

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Previous Courses

Advanced Human Genetics

Graduate Seminar—Fall

The Advanced Human Genetics course provides students with a foundation in human genetics in preparation for their clinical training and other coursework in the genetic counseling program. The course is organized into lectures, self-study activities, team-based learning, and student presentations. The team-based learning and other student-driven activities enable students to apply in a clinically relevant way information presented in the lectures and readings.

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Case Management Practicum

Graduate Seminar—Spring

The Case Management Practicum utilizes a standardized patient model to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate and assess their skill levels in competencies necessary for the practice of genetic counseling. Students participate in prepared role-playing exercises, followed by class discussion and feedback. The course structure allows students to demonstrate competence in key skills; assess their own strengths and weaknesses and those of their peers; and formulate a plan for addressing areas needing improvement.

Faculty