Accreditation Information

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following profession:

Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 13.0 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.


After participating in this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the history of concussion and CTE
  • Identify the pathology of CTE
  • Explain the clinical syndrome and criteria of CTE Recognize biomechanics of head trauma 
  • Summarize the mechanisms of CTE
  • Describe genetics of CTE
  • Describe the comorbidity and pathology of CTE  
  • Identify CTE through biomarkers to therapeutics Recognize fluid biomarkers of CTE in humans
  • Recognize imaging biomarkers of CTE in humans 
  • Discuss differential diagnosis of CTE 

Target Audience




Rehabilitative Services


Physicians & Physicians Assistants


Sport Psychology Consultants


Dementia Specialists

Nurses & Nurse Practitioners

PTSD Specialists

Physical Therapists



Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Fellows 

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by Boston University are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.