Protecting Young Athletes from Concussion

The CT Mirror recently published an op-ed by members of  State of Connecticut General Assembly Task Force on Youth Athletics and Concussions: "Time to pass bill protecting young athletes from concussion."

Several CSMS members are on the Task Force, including Michael Krinsky, MD (Co-Chair), Karen Laugel, MD, and David Wang, MD (Co-Chair).

Read the op-ed here.

Dr. Krinsky is a past President of the Connecticut State Medical Society.

Dr. Laugel is Chair of the Connecticut American Academy of Pediatrics Traumatic Brain Injury-Return to Learn Initiative, and a board member of Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut and of the Children’s Safety Network, TBI Advisory Board.

Dr. Wang is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics for University of Connecticut School of Medicine, head team physician for Quinnipiac University, and the U.S. Figure Skating national network physician.