ECHO-Chicago: Long-COVID

April 24, 2024 to December 18, 2024
Join the movement against long-COVID disparities!
Experience an unparalleled opportunity to enhance your practice and improve patient care with ECHO-Chicago at the University of Chicago, in collaboration with Americares. Designed exclusively for primary care physicians (PCPs) nationwide, these tailor-made sessions promise to revolutionize your approach to managing long-COVID.
Delve into dynamic knowledge-sharing sessions featuring concise didactics, interactive Q&A sessions, and real-world case studies, all facilitated by leading long-COVID specialists. Gain invaluable insights on a wide array of long-COVID conditions, from nuanced symptomatology to cutting-edge management protocols, patient referrals, behavioral interventions, and operational strategies.
Join us in our mission to empower PCPs serving in the safety net sector—dedicated professionals at free and charitable clinics (FCCs), community health centers (CHCs), federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), and local health departments (LHDs)—with the essential expertise and resources to effectively identify, diagnose, and manage long-COVID. Together, let's address health disparities and make a tangible impact in marginalized and underserved communities. Don't miss this transformative opportunity to elevate your practice and champion equitable healthcare for all. Register now to secure your place at the forefront of long-COVID management!

Target Audience

This activity is designed for all primary care providers nationwide at FCCs, CHCs, FQHCs & LHDs.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify long-COVID epidemiology, pathophysiology, and evidence-based treatments;
  • Recognize various symptom presentations of long-COVID, including respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and reproductive;
  • Compare patient experiences with long-COVID to draw lessons for future treatment plans;
  • Evaluate the impact of long-COVID on mental health and various approaches for care;
  • Analyze integrative health approaches for managing long-COVID, such as acupuncture, supplements, and physical therapy;
  • Justify the classification of long-COVID as a disability under the ADA;
  • Propose future endeavors for improving care in long-COVID, including federal initiatives and large research projects.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
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Available credit: 
  • 17.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 17.00 Participation
Event starts: 
04/24/2024 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
12/18/2024 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Session topic
April 24
Intro to ECHO-Chicago and Long-COVID Series
May 8
Overview of Long-COVID epidemiology, pathophysiology evidence-based treatments
May 22
Respiratory Effects of Long-COVID
June 5
Cardiovascular Effects of Long-COVID
June 19
June 26
July 10
Lessons from Patient Experiences with Long-COVID
July 24
Neurologic Effects of Long-COVID, Including Dysautonomia
August 7
Mental Health Impact of Long-COVID and Approaches for Care
August 21
Integrative Health Approaches to Long-COVID Management, Including Acupuncture, Supplements, Physical Therapy, and more
September 4
Musculoskeletal Effects of Long-COVID
September 18
Long-COVID and Reproductive Health
October 2
Long-COVID as a Disability Under the ADA
October 16
Long-COVID and Gastrointestinal Manifestations
October 30
Long-Covid and Hematologic Manifestations
November 13
Future Endeavors, Including Federal Initiatives to Improve Care in Long-COVID, Large Research Projects, and more
November 27
December 4
On-Demand Session
December 18
On-Demand Session

*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.
  Rasika Karnik, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine


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 17 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 activity ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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