On the third Friday of the month, a team of geriatric specialists lead a teleconference, Project ECHO – Geriatrics, a teleconference that is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most concerted efforts to improve care of elderly people.
About Our Sessions
Monthly, Ongoing Sessions
Every 3rd Friday of the month @ 12:30 – 1:30pm Pacific, year-round.
Our sessions include a brief didactic (15 min), followed by case consultation(s) and discussion.
Residents, fellows, and students across medicine, nursing, and other fields.
We are the first ECHO to include community members on our specialist panel, bridging the community-clinic gap.
of attendees plan to change their practice as a result of our sessions.
of attendees highly rate our didactics, cases, and virtual delivery.
Attendees report perceived knowledge increase from before to after our sessions.
We have found it invaluable. The didactic and case-based learning is of the very highest quality and promotes true geriatric care consideration by our residents.- Kevin Braun, MD, MPH, Program Director, Family Medicine Residency, Olympia, WA
Meet Our Panel
Katherine Bennett, MD
Medical Director, Project ECHO - Geriatrics
Thuan Ong, MD, MPH
Elizabeth Phelan, MD, MS
Geriatrician, NW GWEC Project Director
Phung Nguyen, MPA
Zachary Marcum, PhD, PharmD
Carol Crawford, PharmD
Karen Clay, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker
Breanne Swanson, MS
Beth Labardi, MD
Stephen Thielke, MD, MSPH, MA
Mary Pat O'Leary, RN, BSN
Staci Levison, BSW
Our Project ECHO – Geriatrics didactics are easily digested at 15 minutes in length and cover a range of geriatric topics focusing on evidence-based practices useful for primary care healthcare providers. Search and watch our didactics online, anytime.
Connect with Us
Connect with us to learn more about Project ECHO – Geriatrics and sign-up to participate.