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WHAT IS THE DSMIG PROJECT ECHO?

The DSMIG Project ECHO is a monthly virtual meeting for health care providers to learn and share information about the care of people with Down syndrome. It is based on the Project ECHO model developed at the University of New Mexico. All sessions take place from 5:00 - 6:15 PM ET.

SESSION SCHEDULE

January 17, 2024 July 17, 2024
February 21, 2024 August 21, 2024
March 20, 2024 September 18, 2024
April 17, 2024 October 16, 2024
May 15, 2024 November 20, 2024
June 12, 2024 December 18, 2024
 
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WHY WAS IT DEVELOPED?

Project ECHO was developed to support health care providers who care for individuals with Down syndrome. Many people with Down syndrome do not have access to a specialty clinic for people with Down syndrome. They receive care from health care providers who may not have much experience in caring for people with Down syndrome. This program provides an opportunity for these providers to seek input from expert providers with significant experience in caring for people with Down syndrome.

WHAT IS THE FORMAT?

Health care providers who are seeking input on the care of a pediatric or adult person with Down syndrome will present a de-identified case study. All attendees in the session are invited to participate in a discussion of the case. A 15 minute didactic session will be provided after the case discussion.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Health care providers of individuals with Down syndrome are invited to attend. These may include physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, nurses, therapists, and others.

We encourage people with Down syndrome and their families to share information about Project ECHO with their health care providers; however, people with Down syndrome and their families are not invited to attend.

WHAT ARE OTHER BENEFITS?

There is no cost to participate in the program. Additionally, health care providers can earn continuing medical education credit for attending. CMEs will be available beginning with the May 2023 session.

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in participating in DSMIG’s Down Syndrome ECHO.

Register to Participate
Submit a Case for Discussion
Share with your Peers
Review Previous Didactic Sessions
Special thanks to our Project ECHO Supporters:
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