Parkinson's Disease Workshops for Patients

The OHSU Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Program offers workshops and other events to help you live your best life with Parkinson’s disease.

See below to learn about our ongoing:

See our Events page to look for events such as our annual Parkinson’s disease symposium and our annual CarePartner Connections workshop.

See our Parkinson’s Disease: Video Library page to watch sessions from previous events.

Posed group photo of our Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease team: Shannon Anderson, M.P.A.S., PA-C, OHSU Parkinson Center and a couple who have successfully lived with Parkinson's disease for over a decade
Shannon Anderson (right), a physician assistant and expert in Parkinson’s disease, and Pat and Dan Baker lead our workshop for those with a recent Parkinson’s diagnosis.

Workshop: Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Do you have a recent Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis? Our Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson’s workshop can enable you to:

  • Learn from experts
  • Get answers to your questions
  • Learn about support and resources

Download the brochure.

Who can attend: The workshops are designed for patients diagnosed within the past three years. Your partner/caregiver is welcome to attend.

Leaders: Workshops are led by physician assistant Shannon Anderson, and Dan and Pat Baker, who have lived with Parkinson’s for more than a decade.

Cost: $20 a person covers materials and a light breakfast.

Format: We keep workshops small (about 10 participants/five couples) so we can tailor each session and address your specific questions and concerns.

Where and when: Sessions are on OHSU’s Marquam Hill Campus. You will receive details after you register. 


Registration is required so we can keep workshops small.


Once you have confirmed your registration, please complete and return this questionnaire before the workshop. This helps us tailor the workshop to your needs.

The form lists how you can return it. If you need help or want to request a mailed questionnaire, please call 503-494-9054 or 503-494-7230.


Dr. Kim Burchiel holds a model of the brain.

Workshop series: Essential Tools for Parkinson's Disease

This series is designed to help patients and their families manage Parkinson’s disease as it progresses. 

Who can attend: These workshops are designed to help Parkinson’s patients and families living with midstage Parkinson’s.

Leaders: Parkinson’s providers

Cost: $10 a person covers materials and light refreshments.

Where and when: Oregon Medical Education Foundation, 11740 S.W. 68th Parkway, Tigard, OR 97223. 

Cancellation policy and questions: Full refunds are available until 72 hours before the event. If you have questions or need to cancel, please contact Jenn Carpenter at or 503-494-9054.


Self-Efficacy and Advanced Planning, 1-3 p.m.