Practice Registration

Thank you for your interest in the American Academy of Pediatrics Food Insecurity ECHO! The AAP Food Insecurity ECHO will meet from November 2021 - June 2022 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET on the following dates:
Session 1: November 18th
Session 2: December 16th
Session 3: January 27th
Session 4: February 24th
Session 5: March 24th
Session 6: April 28th
Session 7: May 26th
Session 8: June 9th
Session 9: June 23rd

All ECHO sessions occur virtually using Zoom. Participants are expected to join using video as this makes for a more interactive and impactful session.

Eligibility criteria: 

  • Provide primary care to patients 0-21 years old
  • Secure approval from practice leadership to participate in this project
  • Identify a core project team that will provide leadership and oversight within the practice for the project. The team may include, at a minimum, a primary care physician who will serve as physician lead; a nurse; and/or an additional team member such as front office staff, practice manager, or care coordinator (this role will be responsible for data submission for the project). Practices may choose to include additional members on the core project team, and all practice staff can participate in educational offerings.
  • If required by their institution, seek Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for participation. (Please note: The AAP IRB has reviewed and determined this project to be QI, issuing an exempt determination as it does with all QI projects. AAP IRB review is typically sufficient for most participating practices).
  • Agree to the participation requirements:
    • Participate in the project for its duration of 10 months
    • Participate in all ECHO sessions
    • Complete short post session survey after each ECHO session
    • Each practice is required to complete retrospective, de-identified chart review for a total of 9 cycles through AAP Quality Improvement Data Aggregator (QIDA). One cycle to be entered one month after the final ECHO session.
    • Hold at least 8 team meetings to review data and plan and implement PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act) process improvement cycles
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

No Kid Hungry is a public-private coalition working to end childhood hunger. The partnership between Share Our Strength and the American Academy of Pediatrics is ending childhood hunger by ensuring kids get the food they need.
Contact Briana Lemon, Program Manager, at blemon@aap.org with any questions.

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* 1. Please enter your name, email address, and phone number below:

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* 2. Are you a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics?

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