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UR ECHO logoThe Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO®) is an innovative model that was developed by Dr. Sanjeev Arora at the University of New Mexico. The mission of ECHO is to improve the care received by people across the lifespan by providing community-based clinicians with skills and knowledge to treat complex patients in their own practices. ECHO aims to improve health outcomes while reducing geographic barriers and the cost of care through a multidisciplinary team-based approach.

The Institute for Innovative Education is the central coordinator for URMC ECHO Programs. IIE offers support in standardizing processes, facilitates communication between programs, and shares best practices within our growing ECHO community.  Our office also facilitates continuing education credits (CME and Social Work) for the ECHO programs.

For more information about the ECHO model, please visit this website.

If you are interested in starting an ECHO program, please contact:

Mary Beth Ebersol
Director, CME and Educational Programming

If you are a healthcare provider and would like to join a specific ECHO program, please contact the program coordinator from the list of Current URMC Project ECHO Programs.

Thank you for your interest in URMC Project ECHO!