Katherine Bergstrom, M.S.
Katherine Bergstrom, M.S.

Katherine Bergstrom, M.S.

Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD)
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Genetic Counseling, Clinical Genetics and Genomics (MD), Genetic Counselor, MS, more

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Medical Genetics

505 East 70th Street
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New York, NY 10021
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About Katherine Bergstrom, M.S.

Katherine Bergstrom, M.S., C.G.C. is Senior Genetic Counselor in the Division of Medical Genetics at Weill Cornell Medicine. Ms. Bergstrom earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Philosophy from Gonzaga University. A Pacific Northwest native, she relocated to New York to attend the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics at Sarah Lawrence College where she received her Master of Science in Human Genetics. Her thesis work focused on how genetic counselors address the needs of typically developing siblings of children with genetic conditions. Ms. Bergstrom is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and completed a fellowship in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) at the Westchester Institute for Human Development.

In 2020, Ms. Bergstrom served as President of the New York State Genetics Task Force (NYSGTF), an organization for genetics professionals throughout the state. She helped establish the organization's Public Policy Committee which has focused its efforts on advocating for genetic counseling to become a licensed profession in New York State. She remains active with the NYSGTF, currently serving as a member of the Survey Working Group.

Ms. Bergstrom has provided clinical supervision and helped educate genetic counseling students since 2013. She also contributes to the training of medical students, residents and fellows.

Ms. Bergstrom provides genetic counseling for patients of all ages for a variety of indications.

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  • Genetic Counseling