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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Outreach Education

Apply for funding to support local movement disorders education. 

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Submit an online application for an MDS Outreach Program

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The MDS Outreach Program aims to provide financial support and expert faculty for local educational activities and meetings in the field of movement disorders. Outreach Programs are limited to individuals residing in and programs taking place in No-Fee Countries.

Based on the needs of your program, MDS support is available for:

  • Financial event support 
  • Faculty / Expert speaker support (Honorarium/Travel funding)
  • Technical support  / Access to paid Zoom account
  • Endorsement of the event (Use of MDS logo)


Application Process

Interested applicants complete an online application including a program description and identification of the program's needs. Completed applications will be reviewed and approved by the relevant MDS Committees. Please allow for 5-7 weeks for approval.  

Submit an online application for an MDS Outreach Program:

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Outreach Programs Sponsored by MDS

Developing World Education Program (DWEP)

Support for MDS member(s) to speak at a movement disorders education meeting/course taking place in an underserved country. Often includes expenses for MDS faculty and other program expenses. 

Ambassador Program

Support for a MDS expert to speak at a non-movement disorder sponsored meeting or conference. 

Visiting Professor Program

Support for an MDS expert to give a lecture in a hospital or institution. Often includes participation in Grand Rounds. The speaker might also meet with locals about development of the field of movement disorders in their country. 

Virtual Professor Program

Support for a MDS expert to speak at any outreach defined program via a remote virtual lecture. 

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