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For Healthcare Professionals and Researchers

The Society partners with researchers and clinicians to increase knowledge about MS, identify new treatment and management strategies, and help people access the care they need to live their best lives. We offer information and consultation services and a wide range of research funding programs, training opportunities and services, tools and resources to support your work. 

Training for fitness professionals

Are you a fitness professional that is interested in working with people who have MS? Check out our free online training program for fitness professionals to learn about MS and how to work with people who live with the disease.

Find out more about the training program here.

Medical Student Summer Clinical Experience(Mentorship) in Multiple Sclerosis

Sponsored by the Greater Northwest Chapter of the National MS Society, the Medical Student Clinical Experience (Mentorship) in MS is a four-week summer program that exposes medical students in their pre-clinical years to the field of multiple sclerosis.   Click here to read more and apply!  

2015 Regional 



Please join us for our 10th year of the premiere MS-focused conference in the region, attracting an audience of neurologists, physiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants involved in the search for answers to the complex questions of multiple sclerosis. Click here for more information.

Service Referrals

We are happy to provide healthcare professionals with a way to facilitate referrals to our services.

Refer someone affected by MS now to connect them to the support they need.

The Society's Information Resource Center (IRC) is not only for people with MS, but also for family members, friends, employers, and health care professionals. Nationwide, the IRC receives more than 200,000 calls per year, many from individuals seeking referrals to professionals who have expertise and interest in multiple sclerosis.

We are continually looking to expand upon the resources in our referral database so that we may continue to provide our clientele with the best service and most accurate information. If you are interested in being listed, please complete one of the following forms:

Financial Assistance

The cost of living with MS can be expensive. If you are working with someone who needs help paying for something that would help maintain their independence, safety, health or overall quality of life, let us help connect them with what they need.

A quick and easy application is all we need to get the ball rolling, and help completing the form is available if needed. Download the application now, or call 1-800-344-4867 and press 1.

Training for long-term care professionals

The Quality MS Care Toolkit was created specifically for long-term care professionals who work with people living with MS.

Are you a researcher who needs help with recruiting?

We may be able to assist PhD and/or MD-level researchers recruit people with MS and/or family members for appropriate Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved research/clinical trial studies. Learn more now.



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