Hard to Come By

While genetic counselors are in high demand, gaining entry into genetic counseling training programs is difficult, Maclean's reports.

"It's harder to get into a genetic counseling program than it is to get into medical school," says Susan Randall Armel, the assistant director of the University of Toronto's program. There are four such programs in Canada, and, all together, they accept 18 students each year, Maclean's notes.

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