MDS-ES 13th Summer School for Young Neurologists

COVID-19 continues to spread around the globe and has been declared a global pandemic. As a result of this highly dynamic and ever-evolving situation, the MDS-ES 13th Summer School for Young Neurologists course in Dublin, Ireland, has been postponed. We will announce the new program dates as soon as we are able.

If you have any questions please, do not hesitate to contact the MDS Secretariat via email at We look forward to welcoming you to the program at a later date.

Dublin, Ireland - June 19-21, 2020

MDS-ES 13th Summer School for Young Neurologists

Applications are now closed.

Application status will be shared after the deadline.

Course Director

Prof. Timothy Lynch

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.

Dublin Summer School 2020

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.

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
Recommended Audience

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.


Pillar Centre for Transformative Healthcare at the Mater Hospital


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 email

African Travel Grant applications are now closed.
African Travel Grants are available for those who reside within Africa.


Course Program

Registration Fees

Member $275.00 USD
Non-Member $325.00 USD
Junior/No Fee Member $275.00 USD


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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.

Registration may be cancelled up until 2 weeks before the course, minus a $25 USD cancellation fee.  After this time, the registration fee is nonrefundable.

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