Training the  “NEUROLOGISTS OF TOMORROW”

A Neurology Fellow Blended Education Program

The primary goal of this program is to improve Movement Disorders education in majority of Neurology fellows during their training across Pakistan.  

This education will provide graduating Neurologists in Pakistan with enhanced knowledge, skills and attitude for diagnosis and management of Common Movement Disorders seen as part of routine Neurology practice. This will also form a strong foundation for interested graduates to pursue a second fellowship in Movement Disorders within or outside Pakistan. The program will work in tandem with ALL ongoing efforts in Movement Disorders education, clinical care and research in Pakistan.

Introduction

This course is intended to enhance Movement Disorders (MD) training using blended learning, the most modern teaching methodology, including online lectures, reading assignments, tasks, quizzes and formative assessments. The guided course will be delivered to a small group of enthusiastic and motivated cohorts, which will create a community of learning. 

Course Difficulty

This course is voluntary but challenging, requiring 6-8 hours per week minimum with required assignments every week. You will be expected to perform at a minimum level to retain your place in this course and to perform within one standard deviation of the group average to graduate from the course. Those successfully completing the course will receive a certificate from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Target Audience

The course is mainly intended for health care providers taking care of patients with Movement Disorders. 

Goals

Impart knowledge and skills that will be helpful in diagnosing and treating patients with movement disorders. 

Close the gap in sub-specialty education where it exists internationally.

This course promises to increase your professional development globally.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be better able to

  • Examine patients with movement disorders
  • Determine movement disorder treatment options
  • Employ specialized skills in movement disorders


Course Director:

Danish Bhatti MD FAAN
Associate Professor - Department of Neurological Sciences
Director - International Neurology & Observership Program
Co-Director - Multidisciplinary Parkinson's Disease Clinic
Associate Director - Movement Disorders Fellowship Program

How to submit application?

Please submit the application using the link below. The final selection will be done the by the course committee. 

https://bit.ly/md-minifellowship

Applications will Open up on March 1st 2022 and Deadline to fill application will be March 30th, 2022

Course Director

Course Director

Danish Bhatti MD FAAN

Dr Danish Bhatti is a Movement Disorders Neurologists and teaches physicians internationally. Dr Bhatti directs an online mini-fellowship in Movement Disorders since 2017. He is the founding director of the International Neurology program at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has been recognized with A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award by American Academy of Neurology, International Best Teacher Award from Pakistan Society of Neurology and Impact in Education for Innovative practices award, a campus-wide award at UNMC. His YouTube video ‘5 min neurological examination’ has 3.3 million views and his channel has 4000+ subscribers.