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The mission of MDS is 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 educational opportunities for both members and non-members.

Regional Online Courses

MDS Regional Sections offer a number of opportunities throughout the year to participation in educational events that allow participants to connect with global experts on a wide range of topics.

Networking Engagement Series

Connect with fellow MDS peers, experts and thought leaders as part of the MDS Networking and Engagement Series. 60-minute virtual session in the series will begin with a short introduction by an MDS expert. Participants will then split into small breakout groups where an MDS Faculty will facilitate discussion. Live interaction between faculty and participants will drive each session.

E-Learning Modules

Presidential Perspective

This webinar series where MDS’s Past Presidents provide you with their perspective on topics that are important to them in the field of movement disorders. Drawing on their expertise as clinicians and leaders within MDS, the Past Presidents will cover a wide range of topics throughout this lecture series.

Curriculum Tracks

A curated set of education courses and educational resources will guide you through various topics. The track will have a specific beginning and end with progressive content and contain interactive features.

Outreach Programs

MDS supports outreach programs around the world. Each is specifically designed to bring movement disorders education to those areas of the world where it is most needed and often least available. Applications must be submitted no less than 12 weeks before the program dates. To request an application for an MDS Outreach Program or if you have questions please contact us at

LEAP Leadership Program

A 12-month program to support members in the early stages of their careers in the development of leadership skills through a mentored development and a didactic skills format. 

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