What is an ECHO?

Learn more about the Ontario Epilepsy Network and the Project ECHO Epilepsy Across the Lifespan program.

Dr. Carter Snead, recently retired, was the founder and co-lead of Project ECHO: Epilepsy, a Paediatric Epileptologist, clinician scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children and Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Snead gave a wonderful interview in which he provides an overview of the achievements of Project ECHO Epilepsy since it’s launch in 2019 and the vision, purpose and impact of the Project ECHO Epilepsy Across the Lifespan program that “…bridges the parallel universe between community and academic practice.”

Dr. Carter Snead speaks about the Ontario Epilepsy Network and ECHO Epilepsy, "We've created this remarkable, unique in the world, end-to-end epilepsy care in Ontario."
Dr. Carter Snead" "This is how we bridge the parallel universe between community and academic practice