GP2-funded Training Opportunity: Virtual Aspen Course

We are pleased to announce that we will be funding up to 10 places on a virtual Aspen Course for movement disorders specialists from Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). 

Aspen Course: A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner.

  • Content Release Date: July 12, 2021
  • Live/Interactive Component Date(s): July 25 – 29, 2021
  • Lectures available to view: July 12, 2021 – August 31, 2021

Course Description

The “Aspen Course” provides a robust scientific content and interaction with the leaders and innovators of the movement disorders field. This makes the Aspen Course a unique opportunity for those early career movement disorders specialists, in particular Movement Disorders Fellows, to advance their knowledge and evaluate their careers through advice from advanced professionals in the field.

The course program will discuss the classification of movement disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of movement disorders. This material will be presented utilizing didactic lectures and clinical discussion; along with case presentations, video demonstrations and panel discussions.

For more information about the course and the interactive sessions, please visit the MDS website.

For those that work in the field of movement disorders but do not hold a membership with the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, we encourage you to apply. To check for eligibility and to apply, please visit the MDS website.

Application information

To apply, please email the following information to [email protected] with the subject heading “Application for the Aspen Course” by Thursday July 1, 2021.

  • Full name of applicant
  • MDS Membership (Yes/No) – if yes, please provide the email address that is associated with your MDS account
  • Country of residence
  • Current institution and role
  • Supervisor’s name (academic or professional)
  • Attach applicant’s CV

To be considered for funding from GP2, you must work in a LMIC (see list of countries here). Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.