GP2 Training Opportunity: MDS Aspen Course 2023

We are pleased to announce that we will be co-funding up to 2 places on the MDS Aspen Course for early career Movement Disorders Fellows who identify themselves as belonging to an underrepresented group in PD research. 

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

This course will take place in-person on July 30 – August 3, 2023 at the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen, CO, USA.

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 an 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, 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.

Successful applicants will be required to write a report and a blogpost on their experience of attending the course after completion.

Application information

Please submit applications to [email protected] by 23:59 GMT on May 1, 2023 in the following format:

  • A CV (two pages maximum)

  • Letter of recommendation describing the Applicant’s educational background, accomplishments and future plans (half page word document maximum)

  • Completed application form (download here)

To be considered for funding from GP2, you must be a movement disorders specialist who identifies themselves as belonging to an underrepresented group in PD research.