Educational Programs

Educational Programs

The IETF facilitates educational programs in order to educate patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and the general public about essential tremor. Programs may cover the following topics: the diagnosis process, current treatment options, research, support groups, assistive technology, and more. Review the listings below for more information. You can also check our events to learn about other events and support group meetings. 

ET Education Forums

The IETF hosts education forums in large cities throughout the U.S. to share diagnostic techniques, treatment options, current research and more. Watch this site for new listings. All events are FREE! Join us to learn and connect with others impacted by essential tremor.

ET Education Forum in Kansas City

Date:   Saturday, April 1, 2023
Time:   9 a.m. to Noon
Place:   The Pavilion at John Knox Village
520 NW Murray Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thank you to our corporate partners who helped make these virtual education events and podcasts possible!

Talking Essential Tremor Podcasts

Listen in to our conversations with experts in the field of essential tremor to learn about diagnosis, surgical options, coping techniques, ET research and much more.


The International Essential Tremor Foundation is proud to present these teleconferences to help you better understand essential tremor. These teleconferences focus on a different aspect of essential tremor and are led by top experts in ET care and research.

IETF Partner Educational Opportunities


Learn about DBS Therapy, a Treatment Option for Essential Tremor

Take part in this virtual community health talk to learn more about essential tremor and hear about Deep Brain Stimulation therapy, including its benefits and risks, as an option for managing your symptoms.

Date: Thursday, February 16
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. (EST)
Place: Online

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Jagid, University of Miami

Click here to register or RSVP to Sarah Olson,, 786-495-7354



From Dependent to Independent

Attend this discussion about an incisionless, outpatient treatment for essential tremor and learn how it will enhance your quality of life.

Date: Wednesday, February 15
Time: 3 p.m. (MST)
Place: Online

Speaker: Dr. Shervin Rahimpour, assistant professor, neurosurgery, University of Utah Health.

Click here to register.