Journal of Travel Medicine

Cover image for Vol. 22 Issue 6

Edited By: Eric Caumes

Impact Factor: 1.579

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 65/154 (Medicine General & Internal)

Online ISSN: 1708-8305

Society Information

The International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) is committed to the promotion of healthy and safe travel. In cooperation with national and international health care providers, academic centers, the travel industry and the media, ISTM advocates and facilitates education, service, and research activities in the field of travel medicine. This includes: preventive and curative medicine within many specialties such as tropical medicine, infectious diseases, high altitude physiology, travel related obstetrics, psychiatry, occupational health, military and migration medicine, and environmental health.

ISTM's specific goals are to:

  • promote travel health

  • develop guidelines for travel medicine practice

  • educate health care professionals, public health professionals, and the travel industry

  • provide a scientific focus for travel medicine

  • stimulate the professional advancement of travel medicine practice

  • promote distribution of rapid information exchange related to travel medicine issues

  • facilitate international contacts between practitioners of travel medicine

  • promote development and evaluation of safe, effective, preventive and curative interventions

  • foster research in travel medicine, including the promotion of international collaborative studies