Presenter: Sanjeev Arora,MD, MS
Professor, Medicine and Director, Project ECHO
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Sanjeev Arora, MD, FACP, FACG, is the Director of Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes). He is a tenured Professor of Medicine, in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNMHSC). He has been involved in management of viral hepatitis for over 15 years, and led the development and implementation of the Hepatitis C Disease Management Program at UNMHSC. Dr. Arora developed the Project ECHO model as a platform for service delivery, education and evaluation. Using video-conferencing technology and case-based learning, primary care providers from rural and underserved areas and prisons are trained and mentored by ECHO’s medical specialists to deliver best-practice management of complex health conditions in their communities or correctional institutions.