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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

The Aspen Course

A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner



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The acclaimed “Aspen Course” has been the foundation for movement disorders education for more than 30 years, providing a broad but thorough overview of the core concepts. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the clinical landscape, while exploring the vast opportunities in this fast-paced field. 

This unique immersive course also gives you the chance to get to know and learn from the field's foremost leaders. 

“Anyone serious about movement disorders has taken the Aspen course at least once.”

—Michael Okun, Course Director


30 + years of educational excellence 

The foundational educational experience in the field of movement disorders since 1991.


Extensive curriculum

Gain the tools to address a broad spectrum of movement disorders, from the foundational principles to the most advanced research and practices. 

Cutting-edge science

Analyze and apply emerging advancements in real time, and understand the quickly evolving landscape and future directions of research.

Immersive format

Learn firsthand from complex cases that illustrate the nuances of phenomenology, engage in challenging case rounds, and gain hands-on experience. 

Field-leading faculty

Enjoy dedicated attention from the preeminent experts, including chances to network with leaders who literally ‘wrote the book’ on their specialty. 

Cutting-edge clinical science, with real-time analysis 

“Essentially, it changed my whole approach to the patient.”

The immersive course material will teach you to distinguish between subtle nuances of dozens of different disorders, as well as navigate the complex treatment options and challenges.  

Get a preview of the course's practical insights with 8 clinical takeaways from a recent Aspen course:


“The unique format challenges the faculty to present the most recent papers and findings in real-time — including breaking clinical trials literally published within hours of presentation.”

—Michael Okun


Who should take this course?

  • Clinicians at any stage of their career who want to better understand movement disorders
  • Researchers interested in the rapidly advancing discoveries in this field 
  • Students and fellows considering movement disorders as a specialty
  • General neurologists who want to better support patients with movement issues
  • Allied health professionals who work with movement disorders patients

“Opportunity of a lifetime to learn from the legends.”

Offered annually in the fall.
Register early to ensure your seat.

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