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Scientific Program

2023 Theme:
Personalized Medicine for Movement Disorders: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment Across the Globe 

The 2023 Scientific Program and session details will be available closer to the event. 
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2022 sessions are still avablable until April 1 
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Scientific Highlights

Presidential Lectures  

The esteemed Presidential Lecture Awards presentations are a cornerstone of the International Congress. 

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In addition to the accredited program, you can join a number of other events during International Congress: 

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Session Types

Themed Sessions

At each annual MDS Congress, the Congress Scientific Program Committee selects a theme that is highlighted throughout the meeting. This year’s theme, "Scientific Progress Driving Health and Hope," will be showcased with international experts serving as faculty. 

Parallel Sessions 

In-depth summaries of new clinical and research findings, treatment options, and future strategies.

Plenary Sessions 

An overview of the latest research findings relating to topics of broad interest in Movement Disorders. 

Teaching Courses

Up-to-date information on select topics, including a syllabus with a review and the presentation slides.

Therapeutic Plenary Sessions  

The latest in state-of-the-art diagnosis and management. Watch for expert debates on relevant topics. 

Applied Skills Session

Practical illustrations of techniques  through video examples and faculty demonstrations. 

Video Sessions 

Video demonstrations that challenge you to expand your clinical skillset and approach.

Accreditation Information

Target Audience

This activity is intended for clinicians, researchers, fellows, residents, medical students, and allied health professionals with an interest in current clinical trends and approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders.


1. Evaluate the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management options available for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
2. Discuss the diagnostic approaches and tools available for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
3. Describe the pathogenesis and neurobiology of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attend to receive continuing medical education credit. Your chosen session(s) must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available.

Faculty Disclosures

All individuals in control of content for this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies (as defined by the ACCME) over the last 24 months. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated in advance of this program.

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Content Validity Statement

All recommendations involving clinical medicine in MDS activities are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the case of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of patient care recommendations conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. Activities that promote recommendations, treatment or manners of practicing medicine not within the definition of CME or are knowing to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are knowing to be ineffective in the treatment of patients do not constitute valid CME.

EACCME Accreditation Statement

The International Congress Of Parkinson's Disease And Movement Disorders, Madrid, Spain, 55/09/2022-18/09/2022 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 25 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

International Congress Program Archive 

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