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Frequently Asked Questions

What does ‘ECHO’ stand for?

Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes

Can patients make an appointment with Project ECHO?

Project ECHO is not for patients; instead, Project ECHO is an educational tool for health care providers and students. Participants in Project ECHO can present their clinical cases to our specialists or simply join other providers in the spirit of learning and professional development (similar to Grand Rounds).

Project ECHO partners include, but are not limited to:

  • physicians,
  • advanced practice providers,
  • nurses,
  • mental health professionals, and
  • community health workers.

How can I join Project ECHO?

To register to participate in Project ECHO at the University of Utah, please visit: Contact us at if you have any questions or need additional information.

What benefits do providers get from joining Project ECHO?

  • Evidence-based, best practice guidance from health care specialists
  • Case-based learning opportunities
  • Clinical update presentations from UUH faculty
  • No cost continuing education credits
  • Live Q & A
  • Opportunities to translate new knowledge into practice to improve health outcomes 

How much does it cost to join Project ECHO?

There is no cost associated with participating with Project ECHO at the University of Utah.