Diabetes ECHO Program

Second Thursday of the Month @ 12pm PT

This program is designed to provide comprehensive information, resources, and expertise to IHS, tribal, and urban (I/T/U) providers on integrating evidence-based treatment, management, and prevention of type 1 and type 2 diabetes with culturally appropriate care. Sessions are open to all and do not require advanced registration. View past ECHO sessions >

Physicians, mid-level providers, pharmacists, RNs, medical assistants, community health workers, behavioral health specialists, diabetes coordinators, and others are welcome.

To Join
Simply click on this Zoom link 5 minutes before the session begins (or at any time during the session): Zoom link >

Program Faculty and Staff
The Diabetes ECHO Program is run by staff from Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Our faculty are experts in endocrinology and the management of diabetes to improve patient outcomes and quality of life. Faculty and frequent panelists include: Mary Carroll Greenlee, Candy Jackson, Judy Gordon, Merrell Simpson, Robin John, and Veronica Leahy.

Present a Case
If you would like to present a patient case to receive best practice treatment recommendations, complete this case presentation form, and submit it to the contact indicated on the form.

Continuing Education Offered/Not Offered
We offer AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits, ACPE pharmacy credits, and ANCC nursing credits. Participants can request credits upon completion of a post-session evaluation.

Technical Assistance & Capacity Building
Indian Country ECHO offers a free, confidential service designed to help IHS, tribal, and urban (I/T/U) providers and administrators optimize clinic policies, enhance care delivery, and build capacity to prevent and treat complex medical conditions. Get technical assistance >

Program Contact
For additional information about the Diabetes ECHO Program, contact Erik Kakuska via ekakuska@npaihb.org.

Additional Resources
Western Tribal Diabetes Project