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No Fee Membership

MDS Membership

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) offers no cost membership in every member category for individuals from lower-income countries.

Apply today to have immediate access to member benefits, including online subscriptions to MDS peer-reviewed Journals, Rating Scales trainings, eLearning resources, and a vast video library with patient cases, among other benefits.

No Fee Regular Membership for Applicants from Lower-Income Countries

Applies to clinicians, other health professionals, researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals in Movement Disorders who reside in the MDS list of Lower-Income Countries.

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No Fee Health Professional Membership for Applicants from Lower-Income Countries

Applies to nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, occupational therapists, physical/physiotherapists, music therapists, speech therapists, clinical psychologists, dietitians, genetic counselors, social workers, lab technicians, and research coordinators who reside in the MDS list of Lower-Income Countries.

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Other No-Cost Membership Categories

  • Student
  • Junior
  • Retiree

Learn more about these free membership categories on the MDS Membership webpage. If you are not sure which membership category to apply under, please email the International Secretariat at

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