Education & Resources

Learning and Connecting

ISTM offers a wide variety of unique resources to members and non-members. Many of the ISTM activities and offerings are available to anyone with an interest in developing and expanding knowledge travel medicine. Members enjoy exclusive resources, and discounted fees on ISTM educational events and activities.

Open Resources

These resources are open and available to anyone. Fees may apply for some resources for non-members.

Global Travel Clinic Directory

This valuable and free resource is a searchable data base of member travel clinics and travel medicine/health professionals around the world who offer pre-travel health services, vaccinations and post-travel medical care.

Travel Medicine Review and Update Course

This highly rated online course provides the most current information needed by healthcare professionals providing medical care and advice to travelers, expatriates, and migrants. Experts from around the world participate in lively discussions and engaging seminars on current best practices. The ISTM Body of Knowledge provides the foundation for the course.

Learning @ ISTM

Your one stop location for access to on-demand education in travel medicine. Archived webinars, courses, teaching slides and monographs are available to enhance your knowledge in travel medicine topics from epidemiology of travel related diseases to operating a travel clinic.

ISTM Body of Knowledge

The Body of Knowledge was developed by the ISTM as a core component of defining the basic level of knowledge necessary to the practice of travel medicine and serves as the foundation for the prestigious Certificate in Travel HealthTM (CTH®). 

Certificate in Travel HealthTM (CTH®)

The ISTM developed and offers this examination to test knowledge in core travel medicine topics. This now incorporates a continuing professional development program for travel medicine practitioners.


Journal of Travel Medicine (Limited Public Access)

ISTM offers limited public access to our flagship publication and related alerts.

Traveler Resources

The ISTM is dedicated to helping travelers get informed and prepared for travel. Our Global Travel Clinical Directory and links to helpful information are currently available.

Exclusive Member Resources

Your ISTM membership provides free access to essential resources to help you develop and maintain knowledge and a community in travel medicine.

ISTM TravelMed and ListServ

This forum for discussion of patient management issues and educational opportunities is one of the most popular membership benefits. Over 3000 travel medicine professionals share clinical cases and discuss guidelines for clinical care around the world.

Journal of Travel Medicine

Your membership come with free access to current and archived issues to our flagship publication and related alerts.

My Communities

As a member, create your own profile and connect with colleagues around the world, participate in member discussion groups, and link to resources and tools.

Membership Directory

Members can use this directory to search for and connect with other ISTM members.  Although many members and clinics may be listed in the Global Travel Clinic Directory, the Membership Directory offers a more comprehensive listing of global colleagues who are members of the ISTM.