Sports and Exercise Medicine


Concussion and The Return To Work and Play: Acute vs. Chronic

Friday, November 24
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presentation will discuss an overview of concussion, briefly review the updated consensus statement, discuss management options and provide tips to assist with return to learn, return to work and return to play after acute and chronic concussion.

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Taryn Taylor

Primary Care Sport Medicine Physician
carleton sport medicine clinic

Dr. Taryn Taylor attended Western and received a BA in Kinesiology and an MSc in Sport Medicine. She then moved to Ottawa to attend medical school and completed her residency in family medicine and a PGY3 Fellowship in Sport Medicine. She is currently the medical director at the Carleton Sport Medicine Clinic and manages approximately 15-20 concussions per week. She is the Past Chair of the Sport & Exercise Medicine Section of the OMA and is an active member of CASEM. She is the head physician for the Ottawa 67s and works with the Ottawa Fury FC and the Ottawa RedBlacks Football Team. She has been the team physician for the Carleton University Men’s & Women’s Hockey teams and the Men’s Basketball team for over 10 years.
Dr. Taylor is the Primary Care Coordinator for the PGY3 Sport Med Fellowship at UOttawa. She is a member of the Canadian Concussion Collaborative (CCC), was invited to the Governor General’s Residence for the Concussion Conference in Sport in 2016 and was a member of the expert consensus that developed the Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Concussion and Persistent Symptoms. Dr. Taylor is a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant (CIC) offering baseline neuropsychological testing as well as concussion education sessions for coaches, parents and athletes.


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