The University of Miami Concussion Program provides South Florida with a solution to the growing concern of concussions in youth sports. Incorporating innovative research and community outreach, our program strives to improve concussion management and awareness.

Our Clinic

Dr. Hotz in the University of Miami Concussion Clinic
Our program maintains a comprehensive concussion clinic for youths and adults with sports-related concussion injures.

Concussion Education

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Learn the basics of what concussions are, get resources for your athlete, league, or team, and read our journal publications.

Athletic Trainers

We want your players to be safe. Our resources aid sports leagues, school districts, and counties seeking to build community awareness and apply standardized concussion safety models.

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Our Partners

News

UM Team Studying Effects of Cannabinoids on Concussion Visits Experts in Israel

Gillian A. Hotz, Ph.D., research professor of neurological surgery and director of the concussion program at the University of Miami Sports Medicine Institute, visited experts in Israel this month with some members of her multidisciplinary team leading a study on the effectiveness of cannabinoids in treating mild traumatic brain injury. Hotz, who is principal investigator […]

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New Clinic Will Treat Children’s Concussions

More and more young people are being diagnosed with concussions. Heightened media attention and new state laws have led to improved early detection and treatment of sports-related concussion. However, concussions are not limited to sports. From bike or car accidents to falls on playgrounds, kids can suffer concussions in a number of ways. To serve […]

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