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MDS Committees

Committees fulfill the clinical and scientific mission of the Society and run the business of the Society.

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The submission cycle will open again in 2023.

For more information on this process, please email info@movementdisorders.org.

Committees are entities which are required to fulfill the clinical and scientific mission of the Society or to run the business of the Society. Committees have ongoing mandates and are installed and eventually disbanded by the International Executive Committee (IEC).

Committee chairs are appointed by the President and members are appointed by the chairperson and the President. The term of each committee chair is two years. Committee members serve two years and half of them are reappointed every two years to ensure continuity.

Serving on a Committee

MDS committee terms rotate every two years along with the MDS leadership term. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please submit an interest form during the next submission cycle.
 


Read the latest Committee and Task Force papers: 

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Committee Details

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advising the Officers
  • Reporting biannually to the Officers
Approval Process
  • Submission of the project, its objectives and aims
  • Only members of MDS are eligible to be committee members
Benefits for Committees
  • Financial support for telephone conferences (if not otherwise covered)
  • Meeting space during the annual MDS International Congress
  • For in-person meetings the Secretariat will help to obtain funding
  • If no funding is available, the Officers can provide a budget

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