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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Membership Benefits

MDS membership can connect you to opportunities, resources, collaboration, and more to help you make a global impact on the field.

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Field-Leading Content

Access to 2 highly ranked peer-reviewed journals:


Movement Disorders and Movement Disorders Clinical Practice


And other up-to-the moment media:

MDS Podcast

Illuminating interviews about the latest research

Scientific Issue Discussions

Controversies & hot topics

Moving Along newsletter

Updates in the field

Oral Histories

Personal accounts of important advances

Presidential Lectures

Favored topics from the most storied experts

Education & Collaboration 

Reduced rates and special access during major international meetings:

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Access to the Member Directory to connect with colleagues across the globe


Reduced or waived fees to 200+ courses each year:


Timely topics

New courses every quarter, both in person and online

On-Demand Modules

Analyze cases, discoveries, popular topics, and more.

Progressive Tracks

Course sets that guide you from beginner to advanced. 

COA Trainings

Including certificate programs to administer key rating scales. 

Funding & Support

Apply for dozens of member-exclusive opportunities: 

  • Specialty training, fellowships, and education abroad
  • Career development and prestigious leadership training
  • Grants to attend or travel to course or Congress events
  • Mentorship, both personally and for your center
  • Specialized consultation for clinicians in underserved areas
  • Local education / events

Specialty Tools


 Video Case Library

Browse an archive of of more than 2,000 video cases from the MDS journals. Browse cases »


Clinical Outcome Assessments

Free to members for clinical and educational use

MDSGene Database

A systematic overview of published data

Prodromal PD Calculator

Medical calculator for prodromal risk


Specialist Finder

Help patients find specialty care.

Interactive cases

Video quizzes, expert Q&A, live rounds and more.

Shape the Field


MDS Members design many of the guidelines that set standards and elevate care around the globe.

Join the leading minds around the issues and topics you care most about. MDS has 50+ active international groups that are researching, reviewing, and shaping the future of the field.

Lead the field forward.

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Regular Members also gain voting rights in MDS elections, selecting the next leaders of the global organization.

Gain all these benefits, and more

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