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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 hosting five Parkinson’s IQ + You events in 2024. Registration will open in the coming weeks. Read more in our FAQs

South Florida
March 23, 2024

Detroit, Michigan
May 4, 2024

Houston, Texas
June 8, 2024

San Diego, California
September 21, 2024

Charlotte, North Carolina
October 19, 2024

  • 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  movement disorder specialists, biomedical researchers, people living with Parkinson's and their care partners, and allied health professionals. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the event. The program is from 10:00 a.m. until 2:15 p.m., and includes breakfast, 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. 

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

Parkinson's IQ + You
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