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Upcoming Courses

Neuroscience of Movement Disorders

Neuroscience of Movement Disorders

November 2, 2018
San Diego, CA, USA

MDS-ES 2nd School for Nurses Involved with Parkinson’s Disease

MDS-ES 2nd School for Nurses Involved with Parkinson’s Disease

November 2-4, 2018
Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom


November 6-7, 2018
Seoul, South Korea

Lima, Peru

10th MDS-PAS School for Young Neurologists

November 16-18, 2018
Lima, Peru

Movement Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Movement Disorders in Children and Adolescents

November 22-23, 2018
Groningen, Netherlands

Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Advanced Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

November 29-30, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Outreach Education

Welcome to the MDS Outreach Education section. In support of the Society's mission to disseminate knowledge about movement disorders, MDS sponsors the outreach programs listed below which are specifically designed to bring movement disorders education to those areas of the world where it is most needed and often least available.  Learn More 


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Developing World Education Program

Developing World Education Program (DWEP)

MDS is committed to supporting quality movement disorders education in underserved areas.

Visiting Professor Program

Visiting Professor Program

The Visiting Professor Program supports travel to underserved areas for education and academic exchange.

Ambassador Program

Ambassador Program

The Ambassador Program supports travel to underserved areas for education and scientific exchange.

Virtual Professor Program

The Virtual Professor Program improves the availability of educational initiatives and training in movement disorders.

E-Learning Opportunities

In the MDS mission to advance the education of medical professionals worldwide, improve diagnosis and treatment, and encourage research in Parkinson's disease and all other movement disorders, the Society is proud to offer a full spectrum of e-learning educational opportunities to members and non-members alike.  Learn More 


MDS Rating Scales

MDS scales are designed to assist clinicians measure disease severity and activity.  Learn More

Center to Center for Movement Disorders Training Program Begins

In June 2018, the Center to Center Movement Disorders Training Program was introduced to the MDS membership.  The program was created to offer a new learning format, which was an identified strategic goal of the MDS Education Committee. Read More.


MDS LEAP has been established to provide a leadership training program to support the growth, development and success of young movement disorder specialists. Learn More

MDS Education Roadmap

MDS is dedicated to improving the way visitors use the website when searching educational content. The new Roadmap to Educational Resources is intended to help navigate the many available educational resources on the MDS website. Start Here

New! Movement Inquisitive Patient Video Quiz
(Members Only)

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Patient Leaflets

The Education Committee has developed four new downloadable patient leaflets to share with patients on the following topics:

These leaflets are currently in English. View more patient education leaflets and other educational materials in the Resources area of the website.


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