Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health

The next Update Course will be held in June 2019 in Toronto.

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. Approximately 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM will be offered for this course.

2018 Registration Fees

  On or before May 8
May 22

On or after May 9
May 23

ASTMH Member   $450 $525
Non-Member   $550 $625
Student/Fellow/Resident    $305 $355
One-Day, Member   $340 $420
One-Day, Non-Member   $440 $520


Hotel Reservations

The Le Méridien New Orleans will be accepting room reservations until 5 p.m. local time on May 21, 2018. Be sure to state you are with the ASTMH Update Course to be guaranteed your discounted rate of $159 U.S. single/double per night plus applicable taxes. You can book your room reservation by phone at (866) 961-3321 or online at your convenience.

2018 Course Topics: Quick Look

African Tryps            Tropical Dermatology     
Tissue Helminths Chagas
CNS Lesions Malaria Prevention
Liver Lesions Malaria Treatment
Lung Disease Filariasis
Entomology Strongyloides
Intestinal Helminths Rickettsia
Intestinal Protozoa Water Disinfection
Travelers' Diarrhea Clinical Pearls
Leishmaniasis Case-Based Discussions


ASTMH offers a CTropMed® Examination that assesses and recognizes individual excellence in training and knowledge. Passing the CTropMed® examination leads to a Certificate of Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health. The next CTropMed® examination open for application will take place on October 27, 2018, in conjunction with the ASTMH 67th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.


Order the Course Syllabus with Speaker Slides
Download the
Update Course Syllabus Order Form.