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Thank you to all who attended programs at The Sports Concussion Conference which featured the latest scientific advances in research on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of concussion. 

CME will be available within six weeks of the conference. For questions on your CME for education programs or scientific sessions, please contact Member Services.

    Program Schedule

    Friday, July 11

    Presidential Welcome
    Timothy A. Pedley, MD, FAAN, 
    AAN President

    Welcome and Day Overview
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Christopher Giza, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

    META TOPIC: CONCUSSION

    Moderators:
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Tory Lindley, MA, ATC - Chicago, IL

    Concussion: History and Epidemiology
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI 

    Basic Patho-physiology
    Christopher Giza, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    Sideline Assessment and Management
    John DiFiori, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    Biomechanics
    Steve Rowson, Jr., PhD - Blacksburg, VA

    Neurocognitive Evaluation
    Ruben Echemendia, PhD - State College, PA

    Return to Participation
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI

    3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

    Poster Blast

    4:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Keynote Speaker
    James P. Kelly, MD, FAAN - Bethesda, MD

    5:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

    Summary of Day 1
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Christopher Giza, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

    Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall

    Saturday, July 12
    8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

    Breakfast and Exhibits

    Welcome and Day Overview
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Christopher Giza, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

    META TOPIC: POST-CONCUSSIVE SYNDROME

    Moderators: 
    Steven Broglio PhD, ATC - Ann Arbor, MI
    David Dodick, MD - Phoenix, AZ

    Definitions and Determinates of PCS
    Grant Iverson, PhD - Boston, MA

    Psychiatric Disorders
    Tom McAllister, MD - Indianapolis, IN

    Neuro-cognitive Testing for PCS
    Michael McCrea, PhD - Milwaukee, WI

    Headaches
    Tad Dean Seifert, MD - Louisville, KY

    Sleep Issues
    Ramon K. Malhotra, MD - St. Louis, MO

    Clinical Approach to Patients with PCS
    Vernon B. Williams, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

    Poster Blast

    11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

    Lunch and Exhibits

    1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Scientific Posters and Town Hall
    Eric Hipple - Ann Arbor, MI    
    Kevin E. Crutchfield, MD - Baltimore, MD 
    Francis Conidi, MD, DO - Port Saint Lucie, FL

    3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

    BREAKOUT SESSIONS
    MODERATOR: 
    Eric Hipple -Ann Arbor, MI  

    Professional Sports 
    PANEL:
    Jim Ramsay, ATC - New York, NY
    Kathy Weber, MD - Chicago, IL
    Maria Dennis (NHLPA) - Toronto, ON

    Collegiate Sports
    MODERATOR:
    John DiFiori, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    PANEL:
    Tory Lindley, MA, ATC - Chicago, IL
    Brian Hainline, MD, FAAN - Indianapolis, IN

    High School/Youth
    MODERATOR:
    Steven Broglio, PhD, ATC - Ann Arbor, MI

    PANEL:
    Michael McCrea, PhD - Milwaukee, WI
    James T. Eckner, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Tanzid Shams, MD - Boston, MA

    5:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

    Summary of Breakouts and Day 2
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Christopher Giza, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    Sunday, July 13

    Welcome and Day Overview
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    Christopher Giza, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

    META TOPIC: LONG TERM EFFECT OF BRAIN TRAUMA 

    Moderators
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI
    David Dodick, MD - Phoenix, AZ

    Overview of Long Term Sequelae
    Julian Bailes, MD - Chicago, IL

    Pathology of CTE
    Rudolph Castellani, MD - Baltimore, MD

    Imaging
    Gary Small, MD - Los Angeles, CA

    Depression and Suicide in Athletes 
    Richard Dopp, MD - Ann Arbor, MI

    Neurological Consequences of Combat Sports
    Barry D. Jordan, MD - White Plains, NY

    Counseling Patients on Long Term Risks
    Anthony Alessi, MD, FAAN - Norwich, CT

    11:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

    Poster Blast

    12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Keynote Speaker 
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI

    12:30 p.m.-12:45 p.m.

    Meeting Summary and Adjourn
    Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Ann Arbor, MI

    CME AND DISCLOSURES

    ACCREDITATION
    The American Academy of Neurology Institute (AANI), the educational subsidiary of the AANI, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION
    The AANI designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    CERTIFICATES FOR NON-PHYSICIANS
    Non-physicians participating in this program will receive an acknowledgement of participation indicating attendance at an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
    Education Disclaimer

    The primary purpose of The Sports Concussion Conference is to provide educational programs. Information presented, as well as publications, technologies, products and/or services discussed, are intended to inform attendees about the knowledge, techniques, and experiences of physicians who are willing to share such information with colleagues.

    A diversity of opinions exists in the medical field, and the view of the program's faculty is offered solely for educational purposes.

    Faculty members' views represent neither those of the AAN/AANI nor constitute endorsement by the AAN/AANI.

    The AAN/AANI disclaims any and all liability for all claims which may result from the use of information, publications, products, and/or services discussed at The Sports Concussion Conference.

    FACULTY'S DISCLOSURE OF COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

    Consistent with the AAN/AANI and ACCME policies, faculty must disclose any significant financial or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) discussed in their presentation.

    This policy is intended to make participants aware of all speakers' financial or other relationship(s), so that attendees may form their own judgments about material discussed during the educational activity.

    Full disclosure of faculty's commercial relationships will appear in the individual program materials.

    All faculty must sign an AANI letter of agreement stating explicitly that they understand and will adhere to ACCME and AANI Disclosure Statement guidelines that require full disclosure of commercial relationships, unlabeled use of products, and identification of data sources.

    UNLABLED USE DISCLOSURE
    The AANI requires all faculty members to disclose if a product is not labeled for the use being discussed or that the product is still investigational. Such disclosures will appear in the individual program materials.

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