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Service is The Only Way: The ECHO Movement

Meet Sanjeev Arora.

His WHY is Contribute.

Sanjeev Arora, M.D., Project ECHO: Dr Sanjeev Arora is the founder and director of ProjectECHO, a non-profit that uses technology, a disease management model, case-based learning, and a web-based database to arm primary care providers with the knowledge needed to treat those with complex health problems that would otherwise need to travel for medical care.

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) was developed to improve both capacity and access to specialty care for rural and underserved populations through service delivery, education, and evaluation. ECHO is a hub and spoke model and currently operates with hubs in 39countries and spokes in over 125 countries. Over 78,000 health and education professionals have participated in ECHO tele-mentoring networks.

Dr. Arora is also a Distinguished and Regents’ Professor of Medicine with tenure in the department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

https://echo.unm.edu/ for more info.

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