Commissioner's Medical Grand Rounds: Heads Up, New York

This presentation will inform clinicians about mild traumatic brain injury in children and young adults and discuss the new Berlin Guidelines, the latest diagnosis and treatment evidence-based practices. Presenters will discuss accurate diagnosis, incidence, treatment, referral and educational resources, and ways to help manage patients' return to learning, school and sports. Understanding the physicians' role in concussion management under the NYS Concussion Management Act will also be highlighted.

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Session details:


  • Howard A. Zucker, MD, JD
    Commissioner, New York State Department of Health


  • Steven Flanagan, MD
    Professor and Chairman of Rehabilitation Medicine
    Medical Director of Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation
    Medicine at NYU
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Hamish Kerr, MD
    Associate Professor/Fellowship Program Director
    Albany Medical Center
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Brian Rieger, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Director of Upstate Concussion Center at University Hospital
    Presentation (PDF)
  • Andrew Hess, PhD
    Department of Neurology at the Albany Medical College,
    Co-Chair of the BIANYS Concussion Initiative
    Presentation (PDF)


  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 8:00-10:00 am
    Albany Medical Center – Huyck Auditorium
    47 New Scotland Ave.
    Albany, NY 12208

Continuing Medical Education Credits

CME credit availability has expired for this session.