Texas Children’s Virtual Educational Series

Spotlight on: Young Athletes
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 • 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

The Texas Children's Virtual Education Series provides a forum for educating and connecting community providers with pediatric specialists. Please join our panel of experts as they present on common ailments of the young athlete.

The agenda for this event is as follows:

  • 12:30 - 12:35: Updates on Texas Children's Sports Medicine and the United States Olympics and Paralympic Committee, Dr. Jeffrey Shilt
  • 12:35 - 12:50: Cardiac Sports Clearance, Dr. Tina Pham
  • 12:50 - 1:05: Concussion Evaluation and Management, Dr. Kristen Ernest
  • 1:05 - 1:20: Surgical Considerations unique to the Pediatric and Adolescent Athlete, Dr. Neel Kushare
  • 1:20 – 1:30: Q&A


Dr. Jeffrey S. Shilt
Chief of Community Surgery, Texas Children’s Hospital; Chief Surgical Officer, The Woodlands Campus; Orthopedic Surgeon


Dr. Tam Dan “Tina” Pham
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology


Dr. Kristen M. Ernest
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Sports Medicine


Dr. Indranil (Neel) Kushare
Associate Professor, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery