Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health (CTropMed® Examination)


The 2021 CTropMed® Examination will be held as a secure internet-based test. The exam administration window will be October 11 - October 24, 2021. To view a list of test center locations, click here. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Exam registration is now closed. The exam will be offered online in 2022 so if you missed the deadline, please try again next year.

Please read the brochure.
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2021 Registration Fees - Now closed.

  On or before May 24 After May 24
Member $475 $605
Nonmember $580 $710





ASTMH offers the CTropMed® examination leading to a 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 a CTropMed® examination to assess and recognize individual excellence in training and knowledge. Passing this CTropMed® examination leads to a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health.

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

  • Diploma course completion- must be completed prior to October 11, 2021
  • Two months overseas or relevant domestic experience (format example on page 4 in brochure)
  • Documentation of 15 hours of relevant and current continuing education over the last five years if diploma course was completed over five years ago

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

  • Two months overseas or relevant domestic 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 relevant and current continuing education over the last five years
Questions? Contact Buffy Finn, Manager, Membership.