ECHO-Chicago: Hepatitis C in Infants, Children & Adolescents

April 16, 2024 to June 4, 2024
Join us for an engaging and comprehensive series tackling the complexities of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the pediatric population!
In this dynamic series, we're delving into the critical realm of HCV in infants, children, and adolescents. We'll equip you with the tools and insights needed to confidently navigate HCV management within your primary care medical home through concise didactic presentations and interactive case-based discussions.

What can you expect? Engaging sessions where you'll not only gain a solid understanding of HCV in pediatric patients but also actively participate in real-world case scenarios. Led by both experts in the field and your fellow clinicians, these discussions will empower you to effectively treat and cure HCV, right within your community health center.

Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to expand your skill set, elevate your practice, and ultimately make a profound difference in the lives of your young patients. Register now and step confidently into the forefront of pediatric HCV care!

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to preventing and treating HCV in infants, children, and adolescents.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recite the latest recommendations and guidelines for testing for HCV in children;
  • Analyze treatment options for chronic HCV in children;
  • Explain harm reduction strategies related to HCV in children.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
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Available credit: 
  • 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 8.00 Participation
Event starts: 
04/16/2024 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/04/2024 - 9:00am
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Introduction to ECHO-Chicago & screening for viral hepatitis
Pathophysiology, clinical presentations, and disease progression of HCV in children
Treatment of HCV in children
HCV in pregnancy: outcomes, treatment, and the shared decision-making approach
Harm reduction across the lifespan - patients and parents
HCV screening in the newborn and recent CDC recommendations
Adolescents as a target group for HCV screening
On-demand didactic based on case discussions; Co-morbidities; other forms of hepatitis
*The agenda is subject to change.
Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
To learn more about the ECHO-Chicago curricula, visit our website.
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact ECHO-Chicago via e-mail via at
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Andrew Aronsohn, MD headshot  Andrew Aronsohn, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  University of Chicago
  Chief of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics
  Virginia H. Rogers Professor of Infectious Disease
  Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)
  Northwestern University

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Participant Credit
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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