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Current MDS Programs

MDS Programs are ongoing initiatives which pursue specific objectives and deliver value to the Society. They provide oversight and guidance for the achievement of the objectives and contribute to the overall growth and development of the Society. MDS Officers approve Programs and appoint Program Leadership, who may further recommend committees or other subgroups to accomplish the goals of the Program.

Education RoadmapMDS Education Roadmap
The new Roadmap to Educational Resources was created to help visitors navigate the growing number of educational resources available on the MDS website.



Rating ScalesMDS Rating Scales
The Rating Scales Program was created to support the Society’s efforts and management of MDS-owned rating scales including scale licensing, translation, marketing, education and training.


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



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Education Resources

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society offers an abundance of multimedia and other online resources for use by our Members and visitors. 


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Patient Education

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society has compiled a series of handouts on various movement disorder topics for physicians and patients.

Movement Inquisitive

Movement Inquisitive is a series of short video quizzes which aim to enhance knowledge of various movement disorders through a question and answer quiz format.

MDS Video Collections

International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society offers movement disorders video in DVD, VHS, and streaming formats.

MDS Podcast

Listen to the monthly installment of the MDS podcast with authors from the Movement Disorders Journal.


This blog is a forum for visitors to obtain the latest in scientific advances, new developments, and trends in the field of Movement Disorders.

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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E-Learning Opportunities

All MDS E-Learning courses are organized and customized by content and housed in a single portal which allows all users to review their progress, retrieve certificates and keep track of their E-learning CME credits.

Course offerings include:

  • Fundamentals Courses 
  • Interactive Courses 
  • Coffee Break CME
  • Device-Aided Medical Therapies
  • Online Journal CME
  • International Congress Teaching Courses


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MDS Webinars

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MDS Conferences and Courses

MDS-PAS New and Emerging Therapies in Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders: A Series

Virtual Course
March 10, 2021
March 24, 2021
April 7, 2021
April 21, 2021


MDS-ES the Non-Motor Vital Three of Parkinson’s Disease: Sleep and Fatigue; Dysautonomia; and Pain

Virtual Course
April 8, 2021
April 30, 2021
May 7, 2021


MDS-AOS Gait and Balance Course

Virtual Course
April 17-18, 2021




MDS-AOS Video Case Discussion Series

Virtual Course
Part 1: March 7, 2021
Part 2: May 9, 2021
Part 3: July 11, 2021
Part 4: October 3, 2021
Part 5: December 5, 2021


MDS-ES Movement Disorders Emergencies: A Practical Approach

Virtual Course
May 27-28, 2021


MDS-PAS Comprehensive Care in Parkinson’s Disease

Virtual Course
June 4-5, 2021


MDS-AOS Virtual SYNERGIES & Leadership

Virtual Course
June 12-13, 2021


MDS-Africa Virtual School for Young Neurologists

Virtual Course
June 26-27, 2021


MDS-ES Speech and Swallowing Problems in Patients with Movement Disorders

Virtual Course
July 1-2, 2021


MDS-ES Virtual School for Young Neurologists

Virtual Course
July 15-17, 2021


A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner

Aspen, CO, USA
July 25-29, 2021



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