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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Past President Lecture Series

MDS Presidential Perspective: Deep Phenotyping as a Driver for Clinical Innovation: Strategies from Charcot to the 21st Century - presented by: Dr. Christopher Goetz

Length:45 MinutesCME Credits:0Release Date:Aug 05, 2020

Experienced / IntermediateExpert / AdvancedPast President Lecture Series

Program Description

The MDS Presidential Perspective: Deep Phenotyping as a Driver for Clinical Innovation: Strategies from Charcot to the 21st Century course provides an overview of strategies applicable to deep phenotyping in Parkinson’s disease research. Dr. Christopher Goetz uses a historical perspective that focuses on key research lessons from the 19th century French neurologist, Jean-Martin Charcot, considered the “father of clinical neurology.”


Christopher G. Goetz, MD

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this program is to provide information on deep phenotyping in Parkinson's disease research.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:

1. Describe deep phenotyping in the context of current research strategies

2. Consider Parkinson’s disease as a model condition for applying deep phenotyping approaches

3. Utilize historical perspectives to consider deep phenotyping approaches as natural extensions of the work of Jean-Martin Charcot

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for students, residents, fellows, neurologists, scientists, allied health professionals, industry colleagues

Accreditation Credit

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation Statement

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Participation

The course must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed in the Accreditation Statement, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.

Faculty Disclosure


Staff Disclosure

MDS staff members involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Hardware and Software Requirements

1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.

2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)

3. Activity is best viewed on Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher

4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher).

5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.


All individuals in control of content for this course are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

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