Mind, Body, & Spirit . . . treating the entire athlete: An evidence-based approach to sports medicine and concussion prevention


Thursday, May 30th, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Day 1: Athlete Health and Wellness Summit: From Research to Practice


Friday, May 31st, 8:00AM – 4:45PM

Day 2: Sport Concussion Summit: From Research to Practice

**Live webcast available for day 2. Please see below to register.


Summit Description

Join local, regional, and nationally renowned speakers in discussing some of the most pressing topics in Orthopaedics, Neurology, Sports Medicine, and Injury Prevention. This two-day event is designed to implement up-to-date guidelines for the diagnosis and management of sports injuries, including concussion, while relaying the importance of communication for the safe return to play for athletes.

We welcome and encourage attendance from health care providers serving patients with sport-related injuries, researchers, practitioners, athletic trainers, and students.


Junge Family Champions Center
333 East Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Junge Family Champions Center


Please note: Registration for in-person attendance is now closed for this event as we have reached full capacity. 


Join the Live Webcast of Day 2 (Friday, 5/31)

To register and join the FREE live webcast of day 2, please go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7249329050584535307

If this link does not work for you, you can also join the webcast by going to www.gotomeeting.com/webinar. Click on the button to “Join a Webinar” in the upper-right corner of your screen, and then enter the webinar ID: 873-801-299 along with your preferred email. After you enter the registration information, you will be taken directly to the webcast. 


Questions during the live webcast on Friday, 5/31

If you join us via the live webcast on Friday, please submit your questions to the following email: umconcussion@umich.edu. A moderator will submit questions to speakers during the AM and PM speaker panels. 


Agenda for Day 2

Please click here for the agenda at a glance or click here to access the full summit program for day 2. 

Agenda At A Glance

Day 1: Athlete Health and Wellness Summit: From Research to Practice

Thursday, May 30, 2019

  • Approved for 8 AMA PRA Category 1™ and 8 EBP/CEU credit hours

Opening Remarks, Dr. Asheesh Bedi & Rick Bancroft

8:15am - 9:00am

Evolution of the Team

Dr. James Andrews

9:00am - 9:20am


Dr. Robert Anderson

9:20am - 9:40am


Dr. Asheesh Bedi

9:40am - 10:00am


Dr. John Grant

10:00am - 10:15am


10:15am - 10:45am

Go-No-Go (Sideline Mgt.)

Drs. Anderson, Grant & Andrews

Moderated by Dr. Bruce Miller

10:45am - 11:15am

Human Performance & Recovery

Dr. Joashua Hagen

11:15am - 11:45am

Performance Nutrition

Lisa McDowell, RD

11:45am - 12:15pm


12:15pm - 1:00pm


Rod Walters, ATC

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Ski and Snowboard

Kyle Wilkens, ATC

1:30pm - 2:00pm


Rick Foster, ATC

2:00pm - 2:15pm


2:15pm - 2:45pm

Mental Health Issues

Abigail Eiler, LMSW

2:45pm - 3:15pm

Psychosocial Factors & Rehab

Steven Blum, PT & Corey Snyder, PT

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Drug Testing Trends

Mike Colello, ATC

3:45pm - 4:00pm


4:00pm - 4:30pm

Pediatric Orthopaedics

Dr. Eileen Crawford

4:30pm - 5:00pm


Dr. Robert Kiningham

Day 2: Sport Concussion Summit: From Research to Practice

Friday, May 31, 2019

  • Approved for 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1™ and 7.5 EBP/CEU credit hours
7:30am - 8:00am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00am - 8:15am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Rebecca Cunningham, MD; Interim Vice President, Research, University of Michigan Office of Research; Director, U-M Injury Prevention Center; Professor, Emergency Medicine, U-M; Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education, School of Public Health, U-M

Steven Broglio, PhD; Director, Michigan Concussion Center; Director, NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory; Concussion Content Lead, U-M Injury Prevention Center

Roger Cone, PhD; Vice Provost and Director, U-M Biosciences Initiative; Mary Sue Coleman Director & Research Professor, U-M Life Sciences Institute; Professor, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, U-M Medical School; Professor, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, LSA

8:15am - 8:45am

Concussion Pathophysiology

Christopher Giza MD; Director, Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program, University of California – Los Angeles

8:45am - 9:15am

Concussion Epidemiology

Zachary Kerr, PhD, MPH; Research Director, Center for the Study of Retired Athletes, and Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

9:15am - 9:45am

Methods and findings of the Ivy League-Big Ten Epidemiology of Concussion Study

Douglas Wiebe, PhD; Professor, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine; Director, Penn Injury Science Center

9:45am - 10:00am


10:00am - 10:30am

Head Trauma and Brain Injury

T. Blaine Hoshizaki, PhD; Director, Neurotrauma Impact Science Laboratory, University of Ottawa

10:30am - 11:00am

Application of the SCAT5 on the Sideline and in the Clinic

Scott Anderson, ATC; Head Athletic Trainer, University of Oklahoma

11:00am - 11:30am

Application of the CDC Guidelines for Pediatric Concussion

Matthew Breiding PhD; Team Lead, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

11:30am - 11:50am

Panel Discussion

Morning speakers

Moderator: Matthew Lorinz, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Michigan; Co-Director, Michigan NeuroSport; Clinical Core Director, Michigan Concussion Center

12:00pm - 1:00pm


(12:20pm-12:50pm) Julian Bailes, MD; Bennett Tarkington Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, NorthShore University HealthSystem; Surgical Director, NorthShore Neurological Institute; and Clinical Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Imaging and Biomarkers: The Future of Concussion Diagnostics

Jeffrey Bazarian, MD, MPH; Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Laboratory, University of Rochester

1:30pm - 2:00pm

What we know and what we think we know about CTE

Gary Solomon, PhD; Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Unresolved science and law of concussion and CTE

Steve Pachman, Esq; Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP & Dylan Henry; Associate, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

2:30pm - 2:45pm


2:45pm - 3:15pm

Concussion Prevention

Erik Swartz PhD, ATC; Chair, Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

3:15pm - 3:45pm

Concussion Rehabilitation

Karen McCulloch PT, PhD, MS, NCS; Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Allied Health Sciences UNC-CH School of Medicine

3:45pm - 4:15pm

How the media covers concussions and CTE

Anders Kelto; Knight-Wallace Fellow

4:15pm - 4:35pm

Panel Discussion

Afternoon speakers

Moderator: James (J.T.) Eckner, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Michigan; Director, Clinical Research, Michigan NeuroSport & PM&R Concussion Programs; Director, PM&R Resident Research Program

4:35pm - 4:45pm

Closing Remarks

Steven Broglio, PhD; Director, Michigan Concussion Center; Director, NeuroTrauma Research Laboratory; Concussion Content Lead, U-M Injury Prevention Center

Accreditation and Credit Designation


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirement and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan Athletics. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CLICK HERE for more information.

Athletic Trainers

University of Michigan Athletic Department (BOC AP# P8320) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 15.5 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

MedSport is an Approved MPTA Provider and this content would represent 15.5 contact hours.


Claiming AMA PRA Category 1™ Credit Hours

After the event, please follow the steps listed below to claim your credit hours. You will receive an online certificate after you complete the necessary steps in the MiCME portal. Please note: the steps are the same if you attended in person or via the live webcast. 

University of Michigan Login: If you are employed by the University of Michigan, you automatically have a MiCME account. You can Login using your University of Michigan username and password (Level 1).

Non-University of Michigan Login: If you are NOT an employee of the University of Michigan, please create a MiCME account and login with the username and password used to create your account.

At the end of this activity, please complete the following steps to fill out the course evaluation and print your certificate:

  • Login to your account at MiCME at http://micme.medicine.umich.edu/
    • Don’t have an account? Click on the “Create a MiCME Account” link on the sign-in page. Note: You must have a MiCME account to claim credit for any University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) CME activity.
  • On the “Credit Center” card on your Dashboard, click on “Credits and Certificates.”
  • Locate the activity in the “Activities Available for Credit Claiming” section.
  • Under “Action”, click on “Claim”.
  • On the next page, under “Action”, click on “Add Credit”.
  • Enter the number of credits you’re claiming and the “I Attest” button. (Note: This number should reflect credits claimed for the entire course that you attended, not just a single day.)
  • Complete the evaluation form to provide feedback on the activity.
  • Click the “Submit” button.
  • Scroll down to the “Awarded Credits” section to view or print your certificate and/or University of Michigan comprehensive CME transcript.

Claiming EBP/CEU Credit Hours

If you attended the event in-person, please pick up your printed certificate at the end of day 2 before you leave. if you forgot to pick up your certificate, please email us at umconcussion@umich.edu. 

If you attended the event via the live webcast, please complete the online evaluation survey that will be sent to the email you used for registration after the event. In the survey, please indicate that you are interested in claiming EBP/CEU credit hours for attending along with your preferred email and license number. We will submit your email and license number to the University of Michigan Athletic Department (BOC AP# P8320) and they will follow up with you via email with your online certificate. 

Conference Partners

Attractions and Travel Information

Directions to Junge Family Champions Center

From Detroit Metro Airport and points east: Take I-94 west to Ann Arbor-Saline Road (exit 175). Turn right and follow Ann Arbor-Saline Road as it turns into Main Street, going north for approximately 1 1/2 miles. Crisler Arena is located near the northeast corner of Main and Stadium Boulevard next to Michigan Stadium; the Junge Family Champions Center is next to Crisler Arena on the side of the tunnel entrance.

From Chicago and points west: Take I-94 east to Ann Arbor-Saline Road (exit 175). Turn left and follow Ann Arbor-Saline Road as it turns into Main Street, going north for approximately 1 1/2 miles. Crisler Arena is located near the northeast corner of Main and Stadium Boulevard next to Michigan Stadium. Turn right immediately after Michigan Stadium onto E. Keech Avenue and turn right into the lot just past Michigan Stadium, or turn right onto Stadium Boulevard and turn left into the parking lot immediately after Crisler Arena. The Junge Family Champions Center is next to Crisler Arena on the side of the tunnel entrance.

From Toledo and points south: Take U.S. 23 north to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.

From Flint and points north: Take U.S. 23 south to I-94 west. Follow directions from Detroit Metro Airport.

Parking at Michigan Stadium

Enter the Michigan Stadium through Gate 9 (100 E. Keech Ave, Ann Arbor, MI). Parking attendants will be present to guide you to park along the north end of the Stadium. Follow the green path on the parking map provided to enter the Junge Family Champions Center. Signs will also be posted outside to assist in locating the Center. Junge Center – Gate 9 Parking Map.pdf

Additional yellow and orange parking lots surrounding the stadium are available to summit attendees with University of Michigan parking permits. Central Campus Parking Areas.pdf

Travel Information - Ann Arbor, MI

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Hotel Accommodations

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If you need assistance locating a hotel near the Michigan Stadium, please email Bethany Pollock at bmarieb@med.umich.edu.

Transportation Information

Airport Transportation

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Getting Around Ann Arbor

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