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Parkinson's patient Steve Spencer and his wife Kae, who both participated in the patient guide "Navigating Clinical Trials."

Parkinson's IQ + You

Parkinson’s IQ + You is a series of free in-person events designed to empower patients and care partners to manage the disease, learn about the latest research and connect with local resources. These events are fully accessible and designed for people at every stage in their journey with Parkinson's. To ensure a spot, we encourage early registration.

Coming to a City Near You

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is bringing back in-person Parkinson’s IQ + You events in 2022. To ensure a safe experience for our community, we will be adhering to COVID-19 guidelines and requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend these events. Read more in our FAQs.

  • Event Program

    The Parkinson's IQ + You program features interactive sessions about living with Parkinson’s, making the most of doctor visits, building a comprehensive care team, and learning about the latest research and the value of research participation. Sessions are led by a mix of people with Parkinson's, care partners, movement disorder specialists, researchers and allied health professionals. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. on the day of the event. The program is from 9:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m., and includes a break, a boxed lunch and light refreshments throughout the day.

  • Partner Expo

    At the Partner Expo, people can learn more about treatment options and make connections with the Parkinson's community. The Expo includes information on resources, such as exercise programs, support groups, care options, research opportunities and more. 

  • Upcoming Events

  • Chicago

    Saturday, October 1, 2022 
    Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel 

  • Tri-state

    Saturday, November 12, 2022
    Hilton Meadowlands
    Registration opening soon

  • Bay Area

    Saturday, December 3, 2022
    Oakland Marriott City Center 
    Registration opening soon

We Invite You to Join Us

Parkinson's IQ + You events provide a chance to meet others in the local Parkinson's community. Watch our video to hear what the community is saying about our educational events.

  • Past Events

    Boston
    May 14, 2022

  • Parkinson’s IQ + You Virtual

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, we offered a 1-hour online event to help you and your loved ones navigate Parkinson’s. The Doctor Will See You Now…Virtually, explains telemedicine and offers tips on how you can make the most of a virtual visit with a doctor.

    Watch On Demand

Event Sponsors

These events are brought to you by ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, with support provided by Neurocrine Biosciences and additional industry partners.* Partner support allows us to furnish high-quality educational content to the Parkinson’s community while maintaining our commitment to allocate donor dollars to high-impact research.

*Those industry partners include Abbott Laboratories, Acorda Therapeutics, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Avion Pharmaceuticals, BlueRock Therapeutics, GE Healthcare, Kyowa Kirin, Lundbeck, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and Supernus Pharmaceuticals.

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National Partners

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