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Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes

Project ECHO is a revolutionary guided-practice model that reduces health disparities in under-served and remote areas of the state, nation, and world. Through innovative telementoring, the ECHO model uses a hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing approach where expert teams lead virtual clinics, amplifying the capacity for providers to deliver best-in-practice care to the underserved in their own communities. Learn More

How ECHO Works

We call it “all teach, all learn.” ECHO participants engage in a virtual community with their peers where they share support, guidance, and feedback. Learn more.

17Medical ECHOs

a variety of relevant and desired topics for mental health and healthcare

5Education ECHOs

essential topics covering administrative, community, and student needs

Explore ECHO programs

Healthcare

Programs improve health outcomes by using a digital platform to connect health care providers in rural and underserved areas to specialists at academic medical centers.

Mental Health

Providers receive training and mentorship, empowering them to provide better care to people in their communities.

Education

Programs improve student learning by establishing statewide networks to enhance teacher effectiveness, provide a platform for resources, and help school systems build leadership capacity.

Our ECHO History

Empowering people to make a difference in their communities with the right knowledge, at the right place, at the right time.
Project ECHO is a low-cost, high impact telementoring model that addresses health and educational needs of rural and underserved Oklahoma communities. Since inception, OSU-CHS Project ECHO has offered and organized 34 ECHO Programs, held 1,805 sessions, and served all seventy-seven counties in Oklahoma. 
Timeline depicting the year in which each ECHO program was created
Photo of ECHO members attending a virtual lecture

I have participated in Project ECHO as a presenter, a participant and I have sent in case studies for assistance. I have found all the ways I have interacted with Project ECHO to be beneficial to me; both as a school counselor and in my private practice. I am very thankful for the opportunity it provides for me to further my education on topics I am interested in, and for the help I have received through sending in case studies. As I am in a rural area, this outreach has been extremely beneficial.

- Gayle Dubois, MHR, LPC
Grove, Oklahoma
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