MDS LEAP Program

Applications for the LEAP Class of 2019 Now Being Accepted

  • Application Deadline: December 31, 2018
  • Decision letters provided to applicants: Early March 2019 
Program Objectives
  • Facilitate the personal leadership growth and effectiveness of early career movement disorders specialists
  • Enhance the leadership skills of early career movement disorders specialists through education of group leadership principles
  • Promote engagement of early career movement disorders specialists in the leadership in the MDS as well as in their own professional environment.
  • Integrate early career leaders into appropriate leadership positions within MDS 
Program Eligibility

Eligible candidates must be current members of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS); be in the early stages of career development (ages 30-40), and hold an interest in developing leadership skills and applying these leadership skills to MDS service.  

Application & Decision Criteria: Applications received for the Class of 2019 will be evaluated by the criteria outlined here

LEAP Class of 2019 Application Form

LEAP Class of 2019 Candidate Recommendation Form


Questions regarding the application process can be directed to


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