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Liver Disease ECHO

Program Goal

Mayo Clinic, along with the support of the ASU ECHO team, aims to effectively improve the capacity of clinicians treating liver disease throughout Arizona to improve patient outcomes.

About the Liver Disease ECHO

Access to information surrounding liver disease is rare in our region. Excluding liver transplant centers, the majority of patients receive care from a doctor without the proper knowledge or expertise of liver disease. Patients living further from a specialized liver disease center are at a higher risk of death than those that are a closer to the expert care and studies show that a physician with hepatology training is able to provide better treatment as well as care to a liver disease patient. Integrating the care of liver disease patients into the primary care setting will not only reduce the burden on the specialists, but will allow for better access to improved care for those that are unable to travel to their closest tertiary care provider.

Program curriculum will be delivered at no cost and through the case-based learning model that is presented through Project ECHO. The system will provide an opportunity for medical providers to earn CME credit for participation in the pursuit of knowledge from specialized liver disease care experts. Additionally, providers will become part of a learning network that will provide continued education and access to clinical support and resources to effectively manage liver disease patients in the primary care setting.

Who Should Attend?

  • Primary Care Providers (MD/DO, PA, NP, RN, etc)
  • GI/Hepatology Specialists
  • Behavioral Health Specialists
  • Social Workers
  • Community Health Workers
  • Case Managers
  • Anyone who is interested in learning more about best practices for treatment of liver disease

Meet Our Team

  • David Chascsa, MD
  • Rolland Dickson, MD
  • David Payton, PA-C

Program Schedule

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 12 p.m.


Community Partners:
Mayo Clinic - Arizona

Liver Disease ECHO Contact:
Sydney Long
Long.Sydney@mayo.edu

General ECHO Inquiries:
echo@asu.edu

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