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For Healthcare Professionals and Researchers


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.

MS Clinical Mentorship for Medical Students

This 4-week program is designed to expose medical students to the diagnosis and comprehensive management of MS under the tutelage of MS experts. The Society's goal is to raise awareness of the challenges experienced by people with MS and to generate interest in a career in MS care. There is a $2,000 award to help support the student. Read more and apply!

2020 Virtual Regional

Regional MS Summit

Please join us for our 15th year of the premiere MS-focused conference in the region, attracting an audience of neurologists, physiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and others involved in the search for answers to the complex questions of multiple sclerosis. The 2020 Summit will take place on June 13. Click here to learn more and register.

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.

Washington State Neurological Society

The Washington State Neurological Society is proud to host the 2018 Annual meeting on October 19-20 in Cle Elum, WA. View the meeting brochure.


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