Intensive Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health


6th and 7th October 2014, Pennsylvania, USA

ASTMH has developed this course as an update in the essential components of tropical medicine and travelers’ health. This two-day meeting is designed for physicians and for all other health care providers working in tropical medicine or travelers’ health. Speakers are internationally recognized authorities in the field.

ASTMH offers a Certificate Examination that assesses and recognizes individual excellence in training and knowledge. Passing the examination leads to a CTropMed® Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health. The next exam open for application will take place on November 1, 2014, in conjunction with the ASTMH 63rd Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana USA.

To receive information about the Intensive Update Course, send your name, mailing address and e-mail to Buffy Finn, Member Services Adminstrator at with a request to be placed on the mailing list.

2014 Intensive Update Course Brochure

Register online!

Sample Course Topics

 – Altitude and Diving Sickness
– Case-Based Discussion
– Case Presentations
– Diarrheal Illnesses for Travel
– Echinococcosis
– Eosinophilia
– Filarial Infections
– Flukes
– Intestinal Helminths
– Intestinal Protozoa
– Leishmania
– Leprosy
– Malaria Prevention
– Malaria Treatment
– Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases
– Neurocysticercosis
– Toxoplasmosis
– Tropical Dermatology
– Tuberculosis
– Update on Immunizations

2014 Registration Fees

On or Before September 10th     On or After September 11th and Onsite
ASTMH Member  $425   $500
Non-Member  $525   $600
Student/Fellow/Resident  $305   $355
One-Day, Member  $315   $395
One-Day, Non-Member  $415   $495

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