MDS Affiliate Member Societies

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) believes that, as our specialty continues to grow, a continuous dialogue on a global level will become increasingly important to bring clinicians and researchers together for the exchange of the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of Movement Disorders.

It is with this goal in mind that we invite other neurological organizations and groups specializing in Movement Disorders to become an Affiliate Member of MDS to encourage research and enhance the education of physicians across the globe.

Affiliate Member Societies of MDS are entitled to:

  • Announce MDS Affiliated Member status on your organization's letterhead and website
  • Receive "fast track" consideration of applications for sponsorship, support or endorsement of your organization's scientific meetings; as well as the ability to apply for a portion of $30,000 set aside annually to support scientific meetings of Affiliate Member Societies
  • Receive MDS mailings on future International Congresses and educational programs, as well as the official newsletter of the MDS, Moving Along
  • Request complimentary meeting space for your organization during the International Congress

Application Process

No application fee is required to file for Affiliate Membership status.

To become an MDS Affiliate Member please submit a formal letter of application providing the following:

  • Recent annual report of the activities of your organization
  • An organizational mailing list, to include e-mail addresses if available
  • A copy of your group's Constitution and Bylaws and/or documentation stating the structure of the organization
  • A copy of your group’s Objective(s) and Mission(s)

Note: All members of your executive committee must be members of MDS.

The letter of application and supporting documentation should be sent to:

MDS International Secretariat
555 E. Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823, USA
Fax: +1 414-276-3349