Date of Award


Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Degree Name

MS Human Genetics


Human Genetics Graduate Program

First Advisor

Sara Gilvary


A large portion of genetic counseling education is provided through clinical supervision. This project established a refined list of competencies to be used to evaluate supervisor performance by surveying both students and supervisors. Over 92% of supervisors felt that a student could appropriately evaluate them based on each competency. The competencies were believed to be a fair assessment of supervisor abilities by 95% of students. A standard way of evaluating supervisors will create uniform expectations, serve as a reference of skills/behaviors to strive for and provide a platform for student-to-supervisor feedback.