CTropMed® - Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health

Next exam date: November 1, 2014, New Orleans, LA

ASTMH offers a biennial examination leading to a CTropMed®-Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health.

The Society fosters professional development in the fields of clinical tropical medicine and travelers' health. The Society has advocated and facilitated the development of new training programs in these fields and has established a mechanism for accrediting them. In addition, ASTMH has prepared an examination to assess and recognize individual excellence in training and knowledge. Passing this examination leads to a CTropMed®-Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health.

New for 2014: Apply Online!

The online application site is slated to open on May 28, 2014. All applications MUST be submitted online and payment MUST be received in order for the exam applications to be reviewed. The 2014 exam brochure will be posted to the web site in early spring.

2014 Exam Fees

  May 28-July 2 July 3-July 30
ASTMH Member $475 $580
ASTMH Non-Member $580 $685

Requirements for the Diploma Course Pathway (please see exam brochure for details)

  • Diploma course completion
  • Two months overseas experience (format example on page 4 in brochure)
  • Must have current professional health care license
  • If diploma course is over five years since completion, 15 hours of CME or CNE is required

Requirements for the Practice Pathway (please see exam brochure for details)

  • Two months overseas experience (format example on page 4 in brochure)
  • Five years clinical practice experience
  • Must have current professional health care license
  • Documentation of 30 hours of CME or CNE that was completed within the last 5 years

 Download the 2012 Exam Application and Brochure and 2012 Exam Content Outline.