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

Learn more about concussions
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

Is a concussion treatment on the horizon?

A five-year study will soon begin at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to learn whether a cannabinoid-based pill can reduce brain cell inflammation following a concussive (mTBI) injury. Together with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Dr. Gillian Hotz, director of the KiDZ Neuroscience Center, is heading a team of researchers through the […]

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A parent’s guide to concussion safety for the fall sports season (Miami Herald)

(9/12/16) Pick up a copy of the September 12th Herald – or check out the link below – for a parent’s guide to preventing concussions during the 2016 fall sports season, brought to you from the University of Miami concussion clinic team and UConcussion. “The inherent competitive nature of sports and culture to win at all costs may […]

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