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Project ECHO Nevada Orientation

Welcome To Project ECHO Nevada!

We would like to invite you to attend a 60 minute Orientation to this program, offered over Zoom and in person, supported by UNR Med.

Meet our team:

  • Troy Jorgensen, BS. Program Manager. Troy has been with Project ECHO Nevada since 2016. Troy has continued to grow his understanding of the unique needs of Nevada's communities and how ECHO fills those needs as he oversees day-to-day operations of Project ECHO Nevada and student workers.
  • Mordechai Lavi, MD. Medical Director. Dr. Lavi specializes in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, his current practice includes outpatient geriatric specialty care and primary care though University Health. Dr. Lavi is driven by the hope that improving the knowledge base of all those in our community is a key to developing a healthier Nevada.
  • Sneha Sharma. Administrative Assistant III. Sneha has an education background in buisness administration and has worked over two years with Hospice/Palliative and Geriatric Medicine fellowship programs. Sneha finds her work with Project ECHO Nevada to be a rewarding and meaningful way of giving back to the community.
  • Amie Smith. Program Assistant. Amie has an education background in Human Development and Family Studies and was a student worker for the program for a few years before becoming a Program Assistant. Coming from the rural community of Elko, Amie is familiar with the unique healthcare challenges that they pose.

We are a local replication of an international telehealth network. We currently offer multiple different program topics and have been established at UNR Med since 2012. We are offering this Orientation to help facilitate your transition into our community of learning, by attending you will improve your ability to participate in our other sessions.

Our objectives for this Orientation include:

  1. Describing the history of Project ECHO and Project ECHO Nevada
  2. Introducing you to the different models within Project ECHO
  3. Sharing current programs offered through Project ECHO Nevada

Please attend to learn more!

We hope that you consider participating in this CME approved Orientation. Please contact us at projectecho@med.unr.edu if you have any questions or would like to sign up.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1 hour(s) of nursing continuing education credit.

Previous Orientation

October 2020

August 2020

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June 2020

    • Topic: Project ECHO Nevada Orientation