ECHO Ontario Rheumatology connects primary care providers from across Ontario with each other and with two inter-professional specialist teams during weekly videoconferencing sessions. The 2 hour weekly videoconferencing sessions include a 20 minutes didactic presentation followed by 3 patient case presentations (de-identified) by participants. The sessions are CME accredited for physicians and may provide continuing professional development hours for other health care professionals.


Please view the attached PDF for the ECHO Rheumatology Curriculum


ACPAC: Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care Program

Offered through the Office of Continuing Professional Development at the University of Toronto, ACPAC is an award-winning clinical-academic program that prepares experienced Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, and Nurses from across Canada for extended practice roles, including the diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis.

ACPAC graduates have been recognized at the local, provincial, national, and international level for providing:

  • Improved access to quality arthritis care
  • Reduced clinic wait times and improved triage for arthritis patients
  • Enhanced continuum of care for arthritis patients 

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AHPA and ARP are collaborators!