Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Conference

The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center will host "Sport-Related Concussion: An Update for Clinicians"

Date: May 18, 2018.
Time: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, First Tennessee Theatre

Guest Speakers:

Allen Sills, MD, Chief Medical Officer, National Football League
Michael McCrea, PhD, Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Director of Brain Injury Research, Medical College of Wisconsin

Program Schedule:

7:30-8:00   Registration
8:00-8:15    Opening Remarks
8:15-9:00    Mental Health Aspects of Sport-Related Concussion. Aaron Jeckell, MD
9:00-9:45   Supplement Use & Sport-Related Concussion: What is the Evidence?
                   Andrew Gregory, MD
9:45-10:00  Break
10:00-11:00 Vestibular Oculomotor Screening. Cathey Norton, PT
11:00-11:45   Post-Concussion Headache Management. Charles Clarke, MD
11:45-12:00  Q&A
12:00-12:45  Lunch
12:45-1:45    Neurobiological Effects of Sport-Related Concussion: Implications for Clinical
                    Translation. Michael McCrea, PhD
1:45-2:30     Concussion in Sport Group 5 Update. Allen Sills, MD
2:30-2:45    Break
2:45-3:30    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Update. Gary Solomon, PhD
3:30-4:15     Prevention Devices: What is the Evidence? Scott Zuckerman, MD
4:15-4:30     Q&A: Wrap Up

Continuing Education Credits:

  • 6.5 Contact hours approved for Physicians and Physician Assistants by the American Academy of Family Physicians

  • 6.5 Category A Contact hours approved for Athletic Trainers by the Board of Certification

  • 6.5 Contact hours pending approval for Physical Therapists by the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association

  • 6.5 Contact hours pending approval for Registered Nurses by the Tennessee Nurses Association

For more information contact: Tim Lee at