Course Director Orientation

Students attend a course in Ukraine sponsored by MDS.

Thank you for your interest in being an MDS Course Director. The Society appreciates your help with the education of the many physicians, scientists, health professionals, students, and residents throughout the world that are looking to become more knowledgeable about Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.

Download the Informational Orientation Packet (PDF) for more information.

Purpose: This packet has been prepared by the MDS Secretariat to provide a Course Director with information about the high level responsibilities of accepting this position. The responsibilities listed do not include every decision that needs to be made. The Course Director may volunteer to host a course in his/her locale or respond to a request by the Regional Educational Chair to host a course.

Travel Warning to consider: Per MDS policy, an in-person course may not be held in a location where there is a current travel warning from the United States State Department.

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