Become a 'Champion'
The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) encourages individuals to become Champions of MDS to help further the mission and advance the field of Movement Disorders.
The MDS Champion Program is designed to engage active members who enjoy using social media. Champions are volunteers who wish to increase the interest, education and participation of clinicians, scientists, trainees, and other healthcare professionals in their region of the world: Asian and Oceanian, European, Pan American and Africa sections.
There are no other requirements; simply use the hashtag below and become involved immediately.
Social Media Sharing
Help promote MDS by sharing Society-related information with your colleagues. The Society encourages you to use the hashtag #MDSChampion on social media and tag @movedisorder on Twitter.
If you are interested in PD and other movement disorders, check out @movedisorder. Help disseminate the latest information about movement disorders in your country. #MDSChampion
#MDSChampion – I’m renewing my MDS membership and you should too! Junior and Student Memberships are free for students, residents, and fellows. www.movementdisorders.org/membership
MDS sponsors a variety of outreach education programs in underserved areas. Take a look on the @movedisorder website for a complete list of resources. www.movementdisorders.org/outreach-education
MDS Promotional Material
Please visit the MDS Membership Marketing webpage for promotional resources, including slides, flyers and talking points, to encourage interest and participation with the Society.
Suggested Email for Colleagues:
"I thought you might be interested in joining me as a member of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). MDS is a professional society of more than 8,000 clinicians, scientists and other healthcare professionals who are active in the movement disorders field. The Society offers a variety of membership categories, many of which have no-cost fees. In addition to educational opportunities which allow me to network with my colleagues and leaders in the field, I enjoy membership benefits such as access to peer-reviewed journals, online educational resources, a vast video library with patient cases, and more. Check out the MDS website for more information."