MDS-ES 12th Summer School for Young Neurologists

MDS-ES 12th Summer School for Young Neurologists

Padua, Italy – July 19-21, 2019

Course Directors

Angelo Antonini, MD, PhD, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Miryam Carecchio, MD, PhD, University of Padua, Padua, Italy

The MDS-ES 12th Summer School for Young Neurologists takes place in Padua, Italy, July 19-21, 2019.Course Description

The MDS-European Section Summer School for Young Neurologists is an opportunity for young neurologists who are interested in specializing in Movement Disorders to receive in-depth instruction from internationally-recognized Movement Disorders experts.
Students will attend large lectures and panel discussions with question and answer sessions and will have the opportunity to examine patients with movement disorders and engage in a differential diagnosis with the international experts. Students will present their own case-study videos to small groups for discussion and critique, and will be involved in group presentations and case discussions. Topics will focus on parkinsonism, hyperkinetic disorders and complex issues in movement disorders.

Recommended Audience

This course is intended for young neurologists within five years of completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in Movement Disorders and young neurologists who are already enrolled in, or recently completed, Movement Disorders training.

Learning Objectives 
  • Examine a patient with a movement disorder
  • Reach a diagnosis on straightforward movement disorders cases
  • Propose a differential diagnosis on more complex movement disorders patients
  • ​Present a movement disorders case history
  • Design, review and modify a patient treatment plan


University Hospital of Padua
Neurology Clinic Auditorium
Via Giustiniani 5
35128 Padua, Italy

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Visa Statement

MDS is able to provide participants with a Letter of Support and any course-related documentation needed to assist in obtaining a visa. Please note that MDS is unable to contact the Embassy on your behalf. It is the responsibility of each participant to make the necessary arrangements related to this process. However, if the official handling your application needs further clarification, please have them contact


The MDS-ES 12th Summer School for Young Neurologists is compliant with MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice.


The deadline to apply was April 5, 2019.

Only applicants who are selected will be able to register for this course.

MDS Member: $250 USD
Junior/Waived Dues Member: $250 USD
Non-Member: $300 USD

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, course materials, catering and 1-year associate membership for eligible non-members. To find out more about associate membership or eligibility, please visit the Associate Membership webpage.

Refund Policy: For cancellation 2 weeks in advance of a course the registration fee will be 100% refunded, minus a $25 administrative fee. For cancellation within 2 weeks of a course, the registration fee is non-refundable.  

African Travel Grants

The deadline to apply for a travel grant was April 5, 2019.

African Travel Grants are available for participants who reside within Africa.


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