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Academics and Teaching

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Academics and Teaching

Numerous intramural conferences under the umbrella of Johns Hopkins' departments of Neurology and Psychiatry are available to the fellows for expanding their medical education. Movement disorders fellows are expected to prepare and present topics, cases and videos for the following meetings in rotation.

Johns Hopkins Topic Discussion for Movement Disorders Fellows (JHoT): First and third Wednesdays
Topics cover the breadth of movement disorders, divided among attendings and fellows

Movement Disorders Video Case Conference: Third Wednesdays (following JHoT)
Discussion of teaching cases and those needing consensus

Udall Clinicopathological Consensus Case Conference: Third Mondays
Clinical phenotype and postmortem brain pathology of patients from the brain donation program, discussed in tandem with neuro-pathologists

Udall Center Basic Science Seminars: Mondays
Basic science updates

Ataxia Center Meeting: Second Fridays
Various ataxia topics

Neuromodulation and Advanced Therapies Committee Meeting: Second Wednesdays
Fellow-run conference, presentation and discussion of candidates for advanced therapies

Tauopathy Consensus Conference: Fourth Tuesdays
Consensus diagnosis of tauopathy subtypes

Neurology Grand Rounds: Thursdays

The Maryland-Washington Regional Movement Disorders Video Meeting is a regional quarterly meeting cohosted by the movement disorders divisions at the NIH, University of Maryland, Georgetown University, Walter Reed and Johns Hopkins attended by academic and private community neurologists. The congress typically hosts a guest speaker or a speaker from the respective hosting academic institution, followed by a collegial video conference session.

The incoming fellows are strongly encouraged to attend the "Aspen Conference" organized by the International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Society (MDS). Opportunities to attend various conferences organized by the foundations for Parkinson's disease, ataxia, atypical Parkinsonian disorders and HD are also available.

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