About the series
The American Cancer Society Health Equity and Reigniting Colorectal Cancer Screenings ECHO series will engage 10 to 20 health systems including Federally Qualified Health Centers, community health centers, and integrated delivery systems serving under-resourced communities, with special consideration for systems with lower screening rates. Each session in the five-session series will offer a brief educational lecture, a case presentation, and an opportunity for questions and answers.
Value to participating health systems
Participating health systems will receive coaching and implementation support from trained ACS strategic partnership staff as well as access to messaging and tools about getting screened, and the latest in cancer research. Health systems will also have opportunities to connect with other health systems to share promising practices and challenges as well as support for project implementation.
In addition, health systems will connect with national experts to drive real-time solutions for your providers and patients and participate in an ongoing learning community with like-minded health care providers and teams.
Participating health systems are asked to build a small, multidisciplinary ECHO team. An ideal team consists of clinical champions and leadership, quality improvement, information technology, and operations staff. At least one team member should join each of the five ECHO sessions and deliver one case presentation over the series. Participants are also asked to complete pre- and post-participation assessments, along with brief post-session polls.
Curriculum and Registration
The Health Equity and Reigniting Colorectal Cancer Screenings ECHO series consists of five sessions meeting from 12:00-1:00 PM ET. Click on the Register for this ECHO series button to register.
September 8, 2021: Achieving Health Equity and Reducing Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening
October 13, 2021: Leveraging Evidence-Based Strategies to Advance Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
November 10, 2021: Utilizing Effective Messaging to Reduce Mistrust and Drive Improvement of Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
December 8, 2021: Harnessing Data to Support Colorectal Cancer Screening Improvement
January 12, 2022: Beyond ECHO: Building Valued Partnerships to Support Health Equity
Lynn Basilio, MS
Senior Manager, Cancer Control Strategic Partnerships
Crystal Beckford, RN, BSN, MSA
Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
AVP, Cancer Service Line
Niharika Khanna, MD, MBBS, DGO
Xavier Llor, MD, PhD
Director, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program
Medical Director, Cancer Screening and Prevention Program
Associate Director, Cancer Screening
Amari Pearson-Fields, PhD, MPH
Chris Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM
Chief Strategic Integration and Health Equity Officer