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Upcoming Courses

MDS-AOS Basic and Clinical Science School

August 8-9, 2019
Seoul, South Korea

Treatment for Advanced Parkinson's Disease

August 10, 2019
Seoul, South Korea

An Introduction to Rare Movement Disorders

August 16-17, 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Physiotherapy Summer School

September 6-8, 2019
Beelitz-Heilstätten, Germany

Neuroscience of Movement Disorders

October 18, 2019
Chicago, IL, USA

Ataxia and Related Disorders

October 19-20, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology of Movement Disorders

Neuroimaging and Neurophysiology of Movement Disorders

November 7-8, 2019
Brno, Czech Republic

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 


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.

MDS Rating Scales

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

Innovation Lab

The MDS Innovation Lab provides a formal structure within MDS for young members to propose and implement innovative projects on behalf of the Society. Learn More

Center to Center for Movement Disorders Training

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. Learn 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. Learn More

New! Movement Inquisitive Video Quiz

(MDS Members Only. Not a member? Join today!)

Movement Inquisitive aims to enhance knowledge of various movement disorders through a question and answer quiz format. These short video quizzes introduce patient cases of varying movement disorder types.

Take the Quiz


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