International Tropical Medicine Case Conference (June 23, 2023)

Needs Statement

Clinicians in the United States, including infectious diseases specialists, internists, pediatricians, surgeons, advanced practice providers, fellows, residents, and medical students, lack experience with the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of tropical diseases. This case conference aims to advance the knowledge of learners by hosting international experts who will offer evidence-based guidance on tropical diseases, particularly those emerging in the subtropical and tropical parts of the United States and those detectable among U.S. immigrants, visitors, and travelers from foreign tropical regions. The case conference also aims to promote an international collaborative approach to tropical medicine, enhance the quality of care for patients with tropical diseases, and improve patient outcomes.

Target Audience

Physicians, medical students, fellows, residents, and advanced practice providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:

  • Describe the general epidemiology of common tropical diseases, including the populations most at risk in the United States and globally.

  • Recognize classical presentations of common tropical diseases.

  • Explain standard assays for clinical diagnosis of common tropical diseases.

  • Access resources for diagnosing and managing tropical diseases.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Course expires: 

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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