MDS LEAP Program

MDS Leap

Applications Now Open
Deadline to Apply: November 30, 2020

 

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


About the MDS LEAP Program

Program Description:


The MDS LEAP Program is an 18-month program encompassing the development of leadership skills through a mentored development and a didactic skills format. The two-day training workshop takes place immediately prior to the MDS International Congress.

MDS provides support to participants for travel and accommodations for the two-day didactic program.

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 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. 

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