The AAP continues to offer a number of Project ECHO programs on various topics to provide members with educational and mentorship opportunities.  If you are interested in joining an ECHO program that will launch soon, please see below for topics, details and contact information.  For more information about other current AAP ECHO programs, please contact us.

Start an ECHO

As an ECHO Superhub, the AAP offers technical assistance and training to organizations and individuals interested in starting a pediatric-specific ECHO program. In addition to signing partnership documents, you and your ECHO team will attend training (can be provided by the AAP) where you learn how to build a successful ECHO program and implement the program in your community. After training, you will be provided access to a library of ECHO replication materials, as well as the global ECHO community. The AAP can continue to provide technical assistance. For more information about starting an ECHO, contact us

Attend an ECHO

The AAP continues to offer a number of Project ECHO programs on various topics to provide members with educational and mentorship opportunities.  If you are interested in joining an ECHO program that will launch soon, please see below for topics, details and contact information.

Currently recruiting:

  • National Rural Adolescent and Child Health (NRACH) ECHO Training Center - Rural Pediatrics: Anxiety and Depression ECHO: This ECHO from the AAP National Rural Adolescent and Child Health (NRACH) ECHO Training Center will serve as a forum for pediatric clinicians, family physicians, and other personnel in rural and frontier communities to increase their capacity in addressing the anxiety and depression needs of their patients and their families. This ECHO will be 10-month learning collaborative with a quality improvement component. Practices/organizations who wish to participate in the QI component must provide primary care to pediatric patients, complete monthly de-identified retrospective chart reviews, and submit a monthly PDSA (plan Do, Study, Act) worksheet. This ECHO program plans to meet twice a month from September 2022 – May 2023.
    Details on specific meeting days/times coming soon.

    Interested? Please complete this short Interest Form
    Questions? Contact Oyin Oloniniyi

  • National Rural Adolescent and Child Health (NRACH) ECHO Training Center - Rural Pediatrics: Obesity ECHO: This ECHO from the AAP National Rural Adolescent and Child Health (NRACH) ECHO Training Center will serve as a forum for pediatric clinicians, family physicians, and other personnel in rural and frontier communities to build capacity in obesity management. This ECHO will be a 5-month learning collaborative that will meet twice a month from September 2022 – January 2023.
    Details on specific meeting days/times coming soon.

    Interested? Please complete this short Interest Form
    Questions? Contact Oyin Oloniniyi

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Systems of Care for Healthy Mental Development, ECHO: This ECHO serves as a forum for primary care practices, AAP members, behavioral/mental health providers, and other collaborators to join an 8-month learning collaborative aimed to build capacity for systems of care to support healthy mental development for pediatric patients and their families. This ECHO will have a quality improvement (QI) component. Practices/organizations who wish to participate in the QI component must provide primary care to patients 0-12 years, complete monthly de-identified retrospective chart reviews, and submit a monthly PDSA (plan Do, Study, Act) worksheet. This ECHO program plans to meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST from September 2022 – April 2023. Interested? Apply here.

    Contact Kristin Conrad at Kconrad@aap.org for any questions.
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Infection Prevention and Control Spokesperson ECHO (AAP IPC Spokesperson ECHO): This ECHO serves as a forum for AAP members to improve knowledge, skills, and confidence around media interviewing, writing for the media, engaging on social media, and more, as it relates to pediatric-focused content, specifically, infection prevention and control. Strategies learned in this media training are additional tools in your toolbox as an IPC Ambassador.  Six 1-hour sessions will be hosted between August 23, 2022 – November 1, 2022. Apply here.

    Questions? Contact Alexis Katzenbach.

Join our Pediatric ECHO Learning Collaborative

The AAP hosts bi-monthly virtual meetings to share lessons learned, challenges, collaboration opportunities and best practices related to pediatric ECHOs. To join our pediatric ECHO learning collaborative and receive an invitation to our virtual meetings, contact us.

  • Pediatric Obesity ECHO Learning Collaborative: The AAP is excited to host this new learning collaborative in partnership with the AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight. This monthly call is open to anyone who is currently running, or interested in learning more, about ECHO programs focused on pediatric obesity. We will share best practices and challenges and learn about each other’s work. This call will meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month, at 11am Central.
  • Pediatric ECHO Learning Collaborative: Join us to share lessons learned, successes, opportunities, and areas for future collaboration among pediatric ECHO replicators. This call is held every other month on the first Thursday of the month at 1:00 pm Central time.

Join our Listserv

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Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more about ECHO and/or have any questions, please contact us.

 

Last Updated

08/12/2022

Source

American Academy of Pediatrics