Virtual Professor Program

Welcome

The Virtual Professor Program supports the virtual attendance of one or two international experts to an area of need that does not allow for the physical attendance of such experts.Welcome to the MDS Virtual Professor Program webpage.

The Virtual Professor Program supports the virtual attendance of one or two international experts to an underserved country or area of need that does not allow for the physical attendance of such experts (i.e. countries listed with travel warnings or other outreach eligible countries).

Sponsored speakers will develop materials relevant and comprehensible to participants and deliver these materials virtually using webinar software.

The Virtual Professor Program is a web-conferencing program that can be utilized in conjunction with any outreach or live program or as a standalone program.

To apply:

For those interested in utilizing the Virtual Professor Program as part of an outreach or live program, please fill out the Virtual Professor Program sections of the appropriate outreach or live application form (Developing World Education Program, Ambassador Program, and Visiting Professor Program). If you wish to utilize the Virtual Professor Program independently of another live or outreach program, please click the “Download Standalone Application” button below.

When you have completed your application, please e-mail as an attachment to education@movementdisorders.org. Once your application has been received, it will be reviewed by the regional section education committee, regional section executive committee and MDS Education Committee. The MDS Secretariat will inform you of the results of this review, and provide instructions on how to proceed if it is approved.

 

MDS Designated Speakers

The MDS Education Committee has compiled a list of qualified speakers available to present on the below topics for the purpose of the Virtual Professor Program.

If you would like an MDS designated speaker to serve as faculty for your event, please specify the appropriate topic in your program application and the MDS secretariat will work to arrange the speaker with you.

Topics

Parkinson's disease, Atypical Parkinsonism, Tremor, Dystonia, Botulinum Toxin, Surgical Treatment of MD, Ataxia, Chorea, Myoclonus, Tics, Drug-induced MD, Psychogenic MD, Genetics and MD, Pediatrics and MD, Metabolic MD, Basic Science

For more information:

Contact Education

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