07 Feb 2022


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


  • Neal Parekh
    Neal Parekh

    I completed medical school at the University of Toronto in 2005. I completed an Adult Neurology Residency Program at the University of Ottawa in 2010, followed by a Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the University of Toronto in 2011. I hold Somnologist certification (sleep medicine expert) through the European Sleep Research Society. I am currently the Medical Director for the Neurology Program at Altum Health (UHN), a program focused on the care of head-injured workers.

Traumatic Brain Injury and Sleep

I will be reviewing the relevance of sleep medicine in the caring for patients with TBI. I will review common sleep disorders and respective treatments in the the TBI population

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

1 : Identify common sleep disorders in the TBI population
2 : Formulate an initial treatment plan for common sleep disorders in the TBI population

Larry Robinson, President CAPM&R
Julio Furlan, TBI SIG Chair

Target audience
Physiatrists, Allied Health Care Professionals

CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert (the integrating role), Collaborator,

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Declaration of conflict of interest:
Honorarium for attendance at Advisory Board Meeting