First Oncology Superhub
MD Anderson’s role as the first oncology superhub is to engage with national and international partners to provide training and support for telementoring activities focusing on oncology.
Recognizing a critical need to address disparities in cancer care, MD Anderson has been designated as an ECHO superhub for oncology by the ECHO Institute at the University of New Mexico Health Science Center (UNMHSC). MD Anderson is one of just nine ECHO superhub sites in the world and the first focused on oncology.
Training for new oncology hubs:
In February 2017, the Project ECHO team at MD Anderson, joined by Dr. Sanjeev Arora, Director and Founder of Project ECHO signed an agreement assisgning MD Anderson as the first ECHO superhub for oncology.
Authors: Sanjeev Arora, M.D. and Ernest Hawk, M.D., MPH: Ensuring Equitable Cancer Care for All Patients. May 10, 2017
Ellen Baker, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Project ECHO
Melissa Lopez, M.Sc
Program Manager, Project ECHO
Andrea A. Antwi, MPH