COVID-19 Response

Sharing knowledge, saving lives. ECHO responds to COVID-19 locally, nationally, and internationally.

ECHO Institute TeleECHO Programs

Project ECHO  (Extension for Community Care Outcomes) delivers best-practice training in specialized medical treatments to primary care providers in rural areas through video conferencing technology. Project ECHO also facilitates a wide array of programs in support of mental health disorders, substance abuse, education, and much more.

Learn more about TeleECHO programs open to observation.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Driven in part by antibiotic overuse and misuse, increasing antibiotic resistance is an urgent concern for the healthcare field as well as for public health.  (Temporarily on hiatus.)  Go to Antimicrobial Stewardship

Behavioral Health and Addiction (BHA)

This program supports primary care clinicians in the assessment and management of substance use and mental health disorders.  (Temporarily on hiatus.)  Go to BHA

Bone Health

Despite the availability of treatments proven to reduce fracture risk and the accumulating evidence that osteoporosis treatment can prolong life, osteoporosis remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Go to Bone Health

Climate Change and Human Health ECHO

The goals of this program are to increase knowledge of climate change impacts on health and improve communication of these impacts with patients, constituents, and community members. Climate Change and Human Health ECHO

COVID-19 Response

During this time of global crisis, ECHO model has a special role to play in quickly helping to connect experts and frontline healthcare professionals. To help our partners’ navigate the various ways the ECHO Institute is helping, we have created numerous resource lists of our COVID-19 activity around the world.

Go to COVID-19 Response


This program aims to improve access to dermatologic care by focusing on expanding access to care, improving care for the benefit of the community, and decreasing referrals for common conditions including but not limited to acne vulgaris, hidradenitis suppurativa, and others. Go to Dermatology


The goal of this program is to increase the expertise of educators in K-12 programs and schools in remote and isolated communities across New Mexico to improve graduation rates, outcomes for students, and the teacher shortage. Go to Education


The goal of this program is to improve access to care for patients with complex diabetes and other endocrine conditions in rural and underserved communities throughout New Mexico and the Southwest area. Go to Endocrinology

First Responder Resiliency

This teleECHO program aims to support first responders such as firefighters, EMS, medical transport personnel, and law enforcement officers, in their roles on the frontlines of America’s opioid crisis. Go to First Responder

Hepatitis C Programs

This program seeks to address the prevalence of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in New Mexico by engaging with primary care clinicians around the state in order to promote the treatment of HCV in under-served populations via FQHCs and other primary care clinics. Go to Hepatitis C

HIV and HIV Prevention

The New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center (NM AETC, the regional partner of South Central AETC) has partnered with Project ECHO to create the NM AETC-HIV TeleECHO Program, designed to help providers unfamiliar with HIV become proficient in the treatment and prevention of HIV in a primary care setting. Go to HIV and HIV Prevention

Indian Country Programs

Project ECHO collaborates with various partners across Indian Country to deliver HCV, HIV, and tuberculosis (TB) expertise to rural and underserved areas by linking Indian Health Service (IHS), tribal health, and Urban Indian Health (I/T/U) providers with a panel of multi-disciplinary experts as well as their peers. Go to Indian Country

Miners’ Wellness

The focus of this program is to help create, mentor, and sustain rural multidisciplinary team-based expertise to combat the recent re-emergence of pneumoconiosis in the pneumoconiosis mortality hotspot regions in the United States. Go to Miners’ Wellness

Medicaid Quality Improvement and Hospitalization Avoidance (MQIHA)

The primary objective of this program is to increase the quality of nursing home services and reduce avoidable hospital admissions by establishing a systematic, evidence-based approach to clinical mentorship using the ECHO model that can be scaled.  (Temporarily on hiatus.)  Go to MQIHA

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

The University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in partnership with the University of New Mexico Department of Family and Community Medicine have developed a comprehensive curriculum to support providers to start or expand MAT for Opioid Use Disorders (OUD). Go to MAT

Improving Perinatal Health (IPH)

IPH is a collaboration between Project ECHO, the New Mexico Perinatal Collaborative (NMPC), and the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) supporting the implementation of AIM maternal safety bundles in New Mexico hospitals and birthing centers. Go to IPH

Reproductive Health

The University of New Mexico's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Project ECHO, and the New Mexico Department of Health Family Planning Program have partnered to create this program in order to expand access and disseminate best practices to clinicians so they are better prepared to provide evidence-based reproductive healthcare. Go to Reproductive Health


There are more than 100 arthritic or rheumatologic musculoskeletal diseases and conditions affecting thousands of New Mexicans. Go to Rheumatology

NM Department of Health Tuberculosis/Tuberculosis Infection

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attacks the lungs, but can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. (Temporarily on hiatus.)  Go to NMDoH: TB

New Mexico Community Health Worker (CHW)/Peer Support Worker (PSW)

CHW and PSW Opioid Training teleECHO program supports CHWs and PSWs in the State of New Mexico as they work with clients with chronic pain or using opioids. Go to NM CHW/PSW

Help Narrow the Divide of Inequitable Healthcare

Around the world, people are not getting the care they need, when they need it, for complex but treatable conditions. Project ECHO is changing the world for all.

Support ECHO

I am so excited and passionate about Project ECHO because it allows me to work with other professionals whose contributions as Community Health Workers (CHW) and Certified Peer Support Workers have an invaluable impact on the field of Substance Use Disorders.

Nanette Herrera, EHDOC Service Coordinator Opioid Addiction Treatment ECHO for CHWs and Medical Assistants Participant