Through Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) and other primary care implementation projects, studies have shown that treatment of hepatitis C by primary care clinicians has been both safe and effective. However, previous studies have not focused on family medicine provisions of hepatitis C treatment and training residents within family medicine residency clinics for hepatitis C management. There has been intent to build hepatitis C treatment training into family medicine residencies nationwide; however, this need is still unmet. The University of Washington’s (UW) Harborview Medical Center (HMC) Family Medicine Clinic (FMC) in Seattle, Washington incorporates a primary care-based model for treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Read the full article here.