What is an ECHO?

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

Below is a presentation by Dr. Carter Snead, 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 was selected to present a scientific abstract at the 2021 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting entitled, “A Unique Population Based Epilepsy Network in Ontario Enhances Epilepsy Care and the Availability of Epilepsy Surgery”. Dr. Snead’s presentation is embedded below, providing a comprehensive overview and introduction to 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 of the impact of the Project ECHO Epilepsy Across the Lifespan program and the Ontario Epilepsy Network