ASTMH Newsletter: Volume 59 Number 1
Attend ASTMH's Intensive Update Course
Intensive Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health
October 4-5, 2010
Westin Peachtree Plaza
Atlanta, Georgia USA
Plan now to attend the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's (ASTMH) Intensive Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health on October 4-5, 2010 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia.
ASTMH has developed this course as an update in the essential components of clinical tropical medicine and travelers’ health.
This thorough, engaging two-day meeting:
- Is designed for physicians and for all other health care providers working in tropical medicine or travelers' health
- Features speakers who are internationally recognized authorities in the field
- Is designed for those planning to take the ASTMH Certificate of Knowledge exam
View course details here.
ASTMH offers a Certificate Examination that assesses and recognizes individual excellence in training and knowledge. Passing the examination leads to a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health (CTropMed®). The next exam open for application will take place on November 2, 2010, in conjunction with the ASTMH 59th Annual Meeting, to be held November 3-7, 2010, in Atlanta, Georgia USA.
Tentative Course Topics
Schistosomiasis and Other Flukes
Leishmania and Trypanosomes
Larval Cestode Infections
Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases
Immunizations for Travel
Management of HIV/AIDS in Africa
Hotel Reservations210 Peachtree Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303, phone 404-659-1400. For reservations, call the hotel at 404-659-1400 and mention that you are an ASTMH attendee to receive the special conference group rate of $159 for a single/double room, plus applicable taxes. Discounted rooms are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and discounted room rates apply only to ASTMH attendee reservations received by September 12, 2010, or as long as rooms are still available in the ASTMH room block. Make your hotel reservations early!
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, located at
Click here to make an online reservation.
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