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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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Opportunity Postings

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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Resources for Young Professionals

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LEAP Leadership Program

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

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MDS-ES Emergency Fellowships

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Support for trainees from Ukraine whose clinical training has been disrupted by the ongoing conflict.

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MDS Young Members Group

Our mission is to further develop the network of outstanding young members who have an interest in the field of Movement Disorders.

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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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Resources by Region

Each region offers support for your career, including education and training grants for professionals at various stages interested learning more about the in the field. 


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African (AS)

The MDS-AS provides local support, resources and connections in the African region.

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European (ES)

The MDS-ES provides local support, resources and connections in the European region.

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Asian and Oceanian (AOS)

The MDS-AOS provides local support, resources and connections in the Asian and Oceanian region.

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Pan American (PAS)

The MDS-PAS provides local support, resources and connections in the Pan American region.

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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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 PAS Fellowships

Explore Pan American fellowship opportunities in this brief presentation (PDF) by Prof. Thiago Vale during the 2018 PAS 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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