Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium
The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center hosts the annual Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium at Harvard Medical School. Each symposium is held on the 3rd Saturday in October and features a range of knowedgable speakers discussing various topics related to Parkinson's disease symptoms, care and research.
All of the talks are directed toward patients, their families and caregivers. Registration for the symposium is free and all are welcome to attend.
2014 Symposium - Watch Now!
Our annual symposium was held on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at Harvard Medical School. This year's event, entitled Striving for Excellence in Parkinson’s Care:Spotlight on Patients and Families, featured keynote speaker Sonia Mathur, MD, CCFP, patient panels on a variety of different topics, and two short films.
The event was also webcast live at the YMCA Cape Cod, 2245 Route 132, Barnstable, MA.
2014 Presenters and Topics
Missed a presentation? Want to share a presentation with a family member or friend? In our symposium archive, you'll find the presentations for the past several years.
2013 Symposium - Psychological and Emotional Issues in Parkinson's Disease:
2012 Symposium - Hot Topics in Parkinson's Disease:
2011 Symposium - Recent Advances in Parkinson's Disease:
2010 Symposium - How to Live Well with Parkinson's Disease:
2009 Symposium - Non-Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease: