OI TeleECHO Clinic Series

The Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation is excited to announce the OI TeleECHO Clinic Series. The goal of this educational program is to build capacity to safely and effectively diagnose and treat osteogenesis imperfecta. The goal of this educational program, a partnership with Project ECHO™ (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), is to build capacity to safely and effectively diagnose and treat osteogenesis imperfecta (OI).

This series uses Zoom videoconferencing, and will take place on second Wednesday of every month at 3pm EST. In each monthly session, faculty members or guest speakers will present a brief didactic presentation, followed by participant-led case presentations and group discussion of the presented cases. The faculty encourages participants to present case studies related to osteogenesis imper at each session. Recordings of each didactic presentation are posted after each session.

The interdisciplinary faculty of the OI ECHO includes:

Frank Rauch, MD (Chair)
Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada
Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University Montreal, Qc, Canada

Jeanne M. Franzone, MD
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children – Wilmington, DE

Sandesh C.S. Nagamani, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and Internal
Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

CME Accredidation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Project ECHO® is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A flyer with the full schedule can be found here.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

10/14/2020 Diagnosis and Genetic Testing
Eric. T. Rush, MD, FAAP, FACMG – Clinical Geneticist, Children’s Mercy Kansas City; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Univeristy of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
11/11/2020 Lower Extremity Rodding/Coxa Vara
Maegen Wallace, MD – Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Children’s Hospital and Medical Center in Omaha, NE
12/9/2020 Medical Treatment in Children
Frank Rauch, MD – Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University
Montreal, QC
01/13/2021 Upper Extremity Rodding
Jeanne M. Franzone, MD – Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
02/10/2021 Medical Treatment in Adults
Sandesh C.S. Nagamani, MD – Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
and Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
03/10/2021  Scoliosis
Jean Ouellet, MD, FRCSC – Clinical Director of Scoliosis & Spine Surgery, Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada; Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, QC
04/14/2021  ENT/Hearing
David Vernick, MD, FACS – Surgeon in Otolaryngology; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
05/12/2021 Dental and Orthodontics
Jean-Marc Retrouvey, DMD, MSc, FRCD – Professor and Chair of Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO
06/09/2021 Pulmonary Issues
Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP – Pulmonologist, National Jewish Health in Denver, CO
07/14/2021 Basilar Invagination·
Suken A. Shah, MD – Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE
08/11/2021  Women’s Health: Pregnancy and OI
Deborah Krakow, MD – Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles
09/08/2021  Challenging Orthopedic Topics
Jeanne M. Franzone, MD – Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

 

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Stewart at Mstewart@oif.org.

Past OI ECHO session recordings will be posted here.