Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The University of Toronto M.Sc. program in Genetic Counselling is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion at all levels: our faculty, staff, learners, partners and in the profession of genetic counselling.  Our commitment is aligned with the University of Toronto’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Excellence.  

Our initiatives include: 

  • Faculty-wide workshops to address and integrate diversity, equity and inclusion in didactic work and clinical rotations 
  • Learner curriculum includes workshops on cultural safety, racism and unconscious bias.  
  • Our Admissions Committee undergoes regular implicit bias training. 
  • Faculty and students are involved in outreach to raise awareness of the profession  
  • Leadership and faculty actively participate in DEI initiatives led by internal as well as external partners