Hepatitis C Elimination ECHO Program

Relaunching Fall 2021

In this 12-session series, you will find the rationale, program design, and tools that can be used by healthcare providers and tribal decision makers to develop and enhance community-tailored HCV micro-elimination programs. Sessions are open to cohort members only. Registration open soon>

Clinical administrators, prescribing clinicians, primary care providers, epidemiologists, community health representatives, harm reduction specialists, 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 > (Password: ECHO)

Program Faculty and Staff
The Hepatitis C Elimination ECHO Program is run by staff from Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board. Our faculty are experts in infectious disease, hepatitis C, substance use disorder and harm reduction. Faculty include: Jorge Mera, Whitney Essex, Jessica Rienstra, Justin Iwasaki, Hannah Wenger, Cedric Robinson, Danayle Wilson, Karla Thornton, Paulina Deming, Brad Moran, Jessica Gregg, Melissa McFarland, Annette Hubbard, Vickie Bradley, and Samantha Gustafson.

Present Your Draft Elimination Plan
The program will provide participants the opportunity to create a HCV Elimination Strategy for their Tribe or community and receive tailored feedback from a multidisciplinary team of experts, peers and mentors working in Indian Country.

Continuing Education Offered
To obtain CME, CNE or CPE, participants must complete a brief registration at each session and an evaluation form following the 12-session ECHO program. Learn more >

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 Hepatitis C Elimination ECHO Program, contact echo@npaihb.org.

Additional Resources
Indian Country Hepatitis C Elimination ECHO Schedule Available Soon
HCV Template Elimination Strategy
Continuing Education (CME, CNE, CPE) Information Available Soon
HCV Elimination Strategy for AI/AN Communities