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Mayo Clinic to Host Action on Concussions Summit

By Minnesota Hockey, 05/08/17, 1:45PM CDT


The Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development and Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine have announced they will host the Ice Hockey Summit III: Action on Concussions 2017 on September 28-29, 2017.

The Ice Hockey Summit III will address advances in concussion diagnosis, treatment and prevention with an emphasis on prioritized action items to improve safety in the sport of ice hockey. All stakeholders in youth sports who play an important role in concussion management, including health care professionals, scientists, coaches, officials, administrators and equipment manufacturers are encouraged to attend.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Describe the epidemiology of concussions in hockey
  • Classify concussion prevention strategies 
  • Define the most reliable diagnostic concussion tests
  • Identify novel treatment methods to enhance concussion recovery 
  • Integrate promising science and clinical care into action plans to address hockey concussions. 

Notable hockey figures involved in the event include Co-Directors Dr. Aynsley Smith (Minnesota Hockey HEP Committee) and Dr. Michael Stuart (Chief Medical Officer, USA Hockey), Shjon Podein (Rochester native and Stanley Cup winner), Mark Tabrum (Director, USA Hockey Coaching Education Program) and Matt Leaf (Director, USA Hockey Officiating Education Program). Click here for a full schedule and list of presenters. 

Registration and hotel information is now available online. This event has been approved for continuing education credits. Click here for more details on credits and accreditation.  

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