Overview of Leadership Principles & SYNERGIES – Bangkok, Thailand, December 7-8, 2019

Overview of Leadership Principles & SYNERGIES – Bangkok, Thailand, December 7-8, 2019

SYNERGIES & LEADERSHIP takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, December 7-8, 2019.

New This Year

In addition to SYNERGIES, the first day will consist of sessions designed to enhance the leadership skills of the learner.

Course Directors

Carolyn Sue, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Roongroj Bhidayasiri, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, Chulalongkorn Center of Excellence on Parkinson's Disease & Related Disorders, Bangkok, Thailand

Course Description

This course is designed to promote international collaboration between emerging leaders in clinical and scientific research aspects of movement disorders. The first portion of the program will feature an overview of Leadership principles based upon The Leadership Challenge® which is the core MDS LEAP program. The second aspect of this program is a series of short lectures that will cover that latest approach to the clinical practice such as, evaluation of patients with PD or other movement disorders, use of clinical rating scales, and electrophysiology; along with basic scientific methods that include animal studies, molecular techniques, platform strategies, etc. These lectures will be given by those accepted to the program as junior faculty. The lectures will be based on their abstract submitted. The course will be designed to assist in career-building talented young clinicians and scientists who are emerging as leaders of their careers in Movement Disorders.

Learning Objectives
  • Facilitate the personal leadership growth and effectiveness of early career movement disorder specialists.
  • Enhance leadership skills of early career movement disorders specialists through education of group leadership principles.
  • To educate clinicians about basic science techniques used in movement disorder research
  • To educate basic science researchers about clinical practice in movement disorders
  • To foster international collaboration between emerging clinical and scientific leaders
Recommended Audience

Young or early career clinicians and scientists with an interest in movement disorders and movement disorder research.


Chulalongkorn University Hospital
1873 Rama 4 Road
Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand


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 Kate Rudolph, Assistant Director of Education, at

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Junior Faculty applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of October 31, 2019.

All accepted international junior faculty will receive a travel grant to include their airfare, hotel accommodations, and free registration.


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