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UW Medicine Creates Mandated Sports Safety Course for Washington Coaches

The UW Medicine Sports Health and Safety Institute (SHSI) has launched an eLearning portal that provides state-mandated training on concussions and other key health issues for Washington state middle-school and high-school coaches. This tool is part of a partnership between SHSI and the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, the state body that governs high-school and middle-school […]

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Sports Health and Safety at UW Medicine

Kids and adults. Football players and power walkers. UW Medicine wants to keep all active people in top shape. Learn more about the UW Medicine Sports Health and Safety Institute at Harborview Medical Center, founded in fall 2015.

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The Cost of Concussion

Concussions are common, and they can be debilitating. Three young athletes — all UW Medicine patients — talk about the toll concussions took on their lives.

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Concussions: Lessening the Blow

While the NFL continues to make strides towards protecting players from concussions, UW Medicine doctors and researchers are playing a pivotal role in legislation, research and prevention. On this episode of UW Medicine Pulse, meet the very doctors and researchers on the forefront of change in this area and the young man who inspired new […]

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