Since its inception in 2017, the Rutgers Genetic Counseling Master’s Program has been preparing students for careers in one of the nation’s fastest-growing healthcare professions, securing 100 percent employment for its graduates. Now the program has joined with others in the Northeast to confront a major challenge in the field: a lack of diversity. A consortium of five genetic counseling master’s programs has received a multi-million-dollar grant that will support 40 students from underrepresented groups over the next five years. In addition to Rutgers, the participating schools include the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the Boston University School of Medicine, Sarah Lawrence College, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. To read the full story.