Department of Neurology

Aspen Course


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


Date: 2020 Course TBD


Course Description


The annual course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, movement disorder fellows, and other healthcare professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of movement disorders.

This program will discuss the classification of these 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 in sessions utilizing didactic lectures, clinical discussion, case presentation, video demonstrations and panel discussions.

Participants are encouraged to bring interesting cases from their own practice for presentation during the "Night Video Rounds" session.


Course Directors

  • Michael S. Okun, M.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., USA
  • Cynthia Comella, M.D., Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill., USA

Course Faculty

  • Stanley Fahn, M.D., Columbia University College of Physician & Surgeons, New York, N.Y., USA
  • Jennifer Goldman, M.D., M.S., Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill., USA
  • Mark Hallett, M.D., International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, Bethesda, Md., USA
  • Joseph Jankovic, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Kapil D. Sethi, M.D., FRCP, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Ga., USA

Credit Designation Statement


The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this activity for a maximum of 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Visit the course webpage for more information about the location, faculty and full course program.

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This is a CME-accredited course directed primarily to neurologists in practice and in training and other health care professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.