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MDS Video Challenge

Witness world-renown experts analyze unique, puzzling cases live.

Monday, September 30, 2024

Case submissions open March 5, 2024
 

Learn from a series of unusual, challenging cases as leading experts analyze them live.  

A world-renown panel of senior experts will guide the audience through a thoughtful analysis of a series of unique cases, presented by representatives from centers around the world. Various countries’ teams will contend for awards that recognize the most interesting and thought-provoking cases.

This event is open to all registered delegates; there is no additional fee to attend.
 

An MDS Video Challenge panelist analyzes a challenging case live before the crowd.

Case Submissions

Specialists, centers, and country-based groups can submit your most interesting Movement Disorders cases for possible presentation at the 2024 MDS Video Challenge in Philadelphia, PA, USA.  

Individual submitters and individual centers may submit a single case only. If a country-based Movement Disorders group is collating cases for the country from multiple centers, they can submit multiple cases, but only a single case can be submitted per group member or institution.

A committee with representation from around the world will select the most interesting and educational cases for presentation at the event. 
 

Submission guidelines:

  • Cases should not be presented as an abstract in the Poster Areas. Cases will not be accepted if they have been previously published.
  • Presentations will include a very brief clinical description and a well-edited video lasting no more than 3 minutes. 
  • All cases should have a known diagnosis that will be shared at the end of the presentation. 
  • If your case is selected, you will designate a fellow or junior MDS Member to present the case. 

Awards will be given for the most interesting and challenging cases.

 

Important Dates
Subject to change

March 5, 2024 - Letters of Intent for submission open

April 22, 2024 - Letters of Intent due

By mid-May 2024 – Groups notified if their case will be formally considered for review and possible presentation 

May 30, 2024 - Slides and video due (from the chosen LOIs) for consideration

Early August, 2024 - Selected cases announced

August 20, 2024 - Final edits to presentations 

September 30, 2024 - Live MDS Video Challenge presentation in Philadelphia

 

For more information about the MDS Video Challenge, please contact Sarah Smith at ssmith@movementdisorders.org.

Previous Video Challenge Cases

The unique cases from the live challenge are also published in a suppelmental issue of Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 

2022 cases   2021 cases   2020 cases   2019 cases  

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