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Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium

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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. 


2015 Symposium


The Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center will host the 17th Annual Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium at Harvard Medical School on Saturday, October 17th, 2015. The topic for this year's symposium is Parkinson’s Disease: How to Navigate the Media and Learn from what you Read, See, and Hear. The symposium will cover current topics in the media about Parkinson's disease and will separate fact from fiction.


Prior registration is required. Please call 617-667-9910 to reserve your spot in this year's symposium. Please indicate how many people will be attending with you in your message.


Symposium Archive


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.


2014 Symposium - Striving for Excellence in Parkinson’s Care:Spotlight on Patients and Families

2014 Symposium - Watch Now!

2014 Presenters and Topics


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: 

Contact Information

Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
Department of Neurology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue, Boston MA 02215
Information: 617-667-9903
Appointments: 617-667-0519

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