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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Career Resources

Take the next steps to further your career in Movement Disorders, whether you are just beginning or a seasoned expert. 

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Postings: Open Opportunities

View current or submit new employment opportunities, fellowship programs and grant funding applications. These external listings are submitted by the offering institutions. 

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Gain the specialty skills to advance your career as a Movement Disorders professional.

Master practical approaches to skills like statistics, collaboration across multidisciplinary teams, grant writing, more effective mentorship, and much more, led by leaders in the field.

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MDS Young Members Group

Join the network of up-and-coming professionals for opportunities to advance your career and make a bigger impact on the Society and the field.

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Programs for Young Professionals

LEAP Leadership Program

A prestigious leadership training program to support the growth, development and success of young movement disorder specialists.

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Visiting Trainee Grants

Funding to receive valuable movement disorders training in another country.

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Peer Review Mentoring Program

Formal, hands-on experience in the journal peer review process for early-stage professionals.

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Schools for Young Neurologists

A prestigious opportunity to learn from the foremost experts and explore opportunities in this fast-paced field.

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Joint Fellowship Program for Huntington’s Disease Training

Learn about Huntington's disease with a 6-week fellowship at a highly regarded multi-disciplinary clinic in Europe.

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Networking Opportunities


MDS Congresses are a dynamic opportunity to meet professionals at all levels across the field. 

Each meeting provides speicialized networking events, Q&As with Society leaders, career support sessions, and more. 

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Regional Congresses:

— Indu Subramanian

“You meet some of the most brilliant minds who are all trying to help the same problems and to share ideas.” 



Regional Career Resources


Each regional section offers support for your career, including education and training grants for professionals at various stages in their careers.

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Asian & Oceanian

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Pan American

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—Prof. Njideka Okubadejo 

“The single most important career decision for me has been engaging with the MDS.” 

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Additional Tools and Materials


"How to Become a Successful Movement Disorder Specialist"

A presentation by Prof. Claudia Trenkwalder during the 2017 MDS Congress.

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Leadership Spotlights

Hear about the careers and advice from women leaders in the field. Coordinated by the Women in Movement Disorders Special Interest Group. 

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