What Are the Other Parkinsonisms?

This is an archived file of a live webcast that took place on August 18, 2016.

In this webinar we discuss atypical parkinsonisms such as multiple system atrophy and Lewy body dementia, among others. Our experts cover what we know about these conditions and how studying atypical parkinsonism may help develop treatments for Parkinson's disease.

This event is part of the MJFF Third Thursdays Webinar series. Visit www.michaeljfox.org/webinars for more information and to view past webinars.

Title: What Are the Other Parkinsonisms?

Duration: 1 hour

Continuing Medical Education Information for Health Care Professionals

Continuing Medical Education Information
MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursday Webinar. Click the link in the Resource List after viewing the webinar to take the post-test survey and receive your CME credit.

Date of Original Release: August 18, 2016
Date CME Credit No Longer Available: August 18, 2018

Learning Objectives

  1. Define atypical parkinsonism.
  2. List the neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonisms.
  3. Describe clinical characteristics of the neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonisms.
  4. Discuss treatment strategies for neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonism.
  5. Recognize how research into one neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonism may benefit research into the others and Parkinson's disease.

Target Audience
This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.


Lawrence I. Golbe, MD
Professor of Neurology
Director, Division of Movement Disorders
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
No disclosures

Alexander Pantelyat, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Atypical Parkinsonism Center
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
No disclosures

Dave Iverson
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