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MDS-ES Virtual School for Young Neurologists

Course lectures and interactive discussion with faculty to take place November 20-21.


Course Director

Timothy Lynch, MB, BSc, FRCPI, FRCP
Eavan Mc Govern, PhD


To be announced

Course Description

The MDS-European Section 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.

This course is intended for young neurologists within five years of their completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in movement disorders, and young neurologists who are already training in movement disorders.  The audience will be members of the MDS-European Section with a particular focus on supporting young neurologists from Eastern Europe.

A working knowledge of English is required as well as working knowledge of the diagnosis and general management of various movement disorders.

Topics will focus on parkinsonism, hyperkinetic disorders and complex issues in movement disorders. Students will participate in lectures with videos covering fundamental topic talks, virtual patient examinations, and bring your own case presentations from students.  Interactive components will be heavily featured including live discussion, polling and social breaks.

Interactive Components
  • Introductory talks
  • Virtual patient examinations
  • Panel discussions
  • Group discussion
  • Student video case presentations
  • Faculty Video Cases - Interesting Cases to Discuss
Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives 
  1. Examine a patient with a movement disorder
  2. Reach a diagnosis on straightforward movement disorders cases
  3. Propose a differential diagnosis on more complex movement disorders patients
  4. Present a movement disorders case history
  5. Design, review and modify a patient treatment plan

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