Who We Are & What We Do

The ISTM is the largest organization of professionals dedicated to the advancement of the specialty of travel medicine. Focused on the prevention and management of health problems related to international travel and migration, members include physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals from academia, government and the private sector. ISTM invites all who are interested in travel medicine to join and participate in the advancement of this field.

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11 May 2025 – 15 May 2025

New Orleans, In-Person and Virtual



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Global Clinic Directory

ISTM Member Clinics offer pre-travel immunizations, counseling and medicines to help protect those traveling internationally. Most clinics also provide care to travelers if needed upon return.

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Learning @ ISTM

Learning @ ISTM is the destination for all ISTM educational offerings including Webinars, Video Recordings, Resource Library, Travel Medicine Review and Update Course and more.

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Traveler Resources

ISTM offers a variety valuable resources for international travelers.

Research & Collaboration

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The Journal of Travel Medicine

ISTM’s Journal of Travel Medicine (JTM) is an online only publication, available to all ISTM Members as an exclusive benefit. JTM transports readers to challenging areas in travel medicine with up-to-date research and original, peer-reviewed articles.

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GeoSentinel is a worldwide network of experts and clinical sites specialized in tropical, geographic, and travel medicine. The GeoSentinel platform combines research with near real-time surveillance of ill returned travelers and migrants to further our understanding of the epidemiology of outbreaks, emerging pathogens, and the global movement of infections across international borders.

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ISTM Research Awards

ISTM, with support from GeoSentinel Foundation, offers research awards for projects with the potential to change clinical practice. Every year, grants are awarded to cutting-edge applications, that would assist researchers to apply to other agencies for more substantive research grants.