EDS ECHO Clinicians North America (A) Application

EDS ECHO Clinicians

This is a free program for healthcare professionals worldwide, across all disciplines who want to improve their ability to care for people with EDS, HSD and associated symptoms and conditions.

Please complete the application form below to apply for a place on the EDS ECHO Clinicians, North America (9A) Program.

EDS ECHO Clinicians, North America (9A) – Program Details:

The EDS ECHO Clinicians program is a free program for healthcare professionals worldwide, across all disciplines who want to improve their ability to care for people with EDS, HSD, and associated symptoms and conditions.

The programs consist of expert presentations and case-based interactive sessions delivered virtually via the Zoom platform. Each session is 1hr 30 minutes in length and is led by Dr. Clair Francomano.

Participants who are accepted into the program are asked to attend as much of the program as possible to get the most out of their place. All participants are encouraged to share their cases and questions in the sessions and are guided to further educational material and support. CME/CEU/CE credits or a certificate of attendance are available to healthcare professionals at no charge. Credits are awarded at 1 per 60 minutes of live session activity.

 Program: EDS ECHO Clinicians, North America (9A)Clinical Lead: Dr. Clair Francomano
Date & Time: Thursdays at 5:00pm – 6:30pm Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Session 1 – Introduction and Making a Diagnosis. Part 1 – hEDS and HSDJanuary 20, 2022
Session 2 – EDS Diagnosis. Part 2 – Rare TypesJanuary 27, 2022
Session 3 – Head and Neck Musculoskeletal Complications and PainFebruary 10, 2022
Session 4 – Neurological ComplicationsFebruary 17, 2022
Session 5 – Gastrointestinal ConcernsFebruary 24, 2022
Session 6 – Inflammation and Mast Cell issuesMarch 3, 2022
Session 7 – Orthostatic Intolerance and Autonomic DysfunctionMarch 10, 2022
Session 8 – Pain ManagementMarch 31, 2022
Session 9 – Obstetrics and GynecologyApril 7, 2022
Session 10 – Orthopedic MedicineApril 21, 2022

PLEASE NOTE – Session dates and topics are subject to change.

The program content is currently only presented in English.

This is a virtual program, you will be sent a link to join the sessions which are run via the zoom platform. Once signed up, we ask that you attend a minimum of 3 out of the 10 sessions. You can catch up with the sessions you miss by watching our password protected recordings online. For all queries regarding EDS ECHO, please email our EDS ECHO Program Coordinator.

Each EDS ECHO session is worth 1.5 CME/CEU/CE credits, you will be sent a link to claim these after each session.

For more information, visit our dedicated EDS ECHO Clinicians web page.

Please complete and submit the following information to apply for a place on the program:

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The Ehlers-Danlos Society and Project ECHO®.  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.


AMA Designation Statement
Project ECHO® designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
Project ECHO®, in compliance with the ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, requires anyone who is in a position to control the content of an activity discloses all relevant financial relationships they have had within the last 12 months with a commercial interest related to the content of the activity. The Planners and Presenters of this activity disclose that they have no financial relationships with any commercial interest. Alan Hakim, MD; Clair Francomano, MD; Lara Bloom, Prof; Paul Gardener; Owen Moore;