International Society of Travel Medicine
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Join the International Society of Travel Medicine

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Thank you for your interest in joining ISTM! We hope you will find membership in the organization informational, educational and fun. Please do not hesitate to contact the secretariat with any questions you may have during this process. After your membership has been processed, we hope you will review the many ISTM Activities and become involved in one of our volunteer groups.

Types of Membership and Dues

Membership in the ISTM is individually held and not transferrable to another person.

Full Membership Categories (include all privileges and benefits)

Doctoral Membership (Physician, DSc, PhD, PharmD)

  • 1 year – USD 175
  • 2 years – USD 350

Non-Doctoral Membership (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistants, Pharmacist)

  • 1 year – USD 105
  • 2 years – USD 210

Retiree Membership (All disciplines)
Retiree membership is available for all both doctoral and non-doctoral professionals who are over the age of 65 and who have officially retired. This membership category includes all priviledges and benefits other than a listing in the Online Global Travel Clinic Locator.

  • 1 year – USD 105
  • 2 years – USD 210

Associate Memberships
Associate members reside in a country classified by the World Bank as Low Income or Low-Middle Income. To review the latest classifications available from the World Bank, click here.

Associate Doctoral (Physician, DSc, PhD, PharmD)

  • 1 year – USD 75

Associate Non-Doctoral (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistants, Pharmacist)

  • 1 year – USD 40

Limited Membership: Students/Trainees
Limited membership is available for full-time students in undergraduate or postgraduate training. This membership category includes all privileges and benefits other than a listing in the Online Global Travel Clinic Locator.

  • 1 year – USD 105

Note: Student/Trainee memberships are subject to ISTM approval, are limited to 1-year terms, and may be continued for no more than 5 years. Student/Trainee members must complete and submit a Training Certification with their membership or renewal application. Membership will not be active or renewed until the completed Certification form is received. The certification form can be downloaded by clicking here.

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Membership Year

The ISTM membership year is January 1 through December 31. Dues paid at any time during the year will apply for that year only. New members will receive back issues of the Journal of Travel Medicine for the months prior to the date joined during that membership year.

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How do I Join ISTM?

NOTE: If you are a current or former ISTM member wishing to renew or reactivate your membership you should login to Member Services and complete your renewal application. If you do not know your member login, please contact the ISTM Secretariat for assistance. Please do not create a duplicate member record by joining again.

The following pages will take you through the application process. When complete, you may choose to securely submit your credit card information for payment with your application, or you may print the completed application and send it to the ISTM Secretariat.

Membership applications submitted online will be processed within 48 hours of receipt. The ISTM membership year is January 1 through December 31. If you join for a future year, your membership will not become active until January 1 of that year.

ISTM business, communications and conferences are conducted in English, and the forms on the following pages must be completed in English using the Roman alphabet (a, b, c, etc.). If you would like to enter accented and other special characters that are part of the extended Roman alphabet character set you may do so.

  • If you are renewing your ISTM Membership, please begin here.
  • If you have not begun the application process, please begin here.
  • If you have started the application process and created your User Name and Password, but did not fully complete the process, please click here to restart (you will be required to enter the User Name and Password if you have closed your browser since your first attempt).

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