2022 Military Tropical Medicine Course
 
(1) Four week in-person course at USUHS (05-29 July 2022) or 
(2) Virtual asynchronous course with recorded lectures on the Blackboard platform:  Self-paced course that will open 05 July 2022 and must be completed by 31 March 2023.  Application for the virtual course are on a rolling basis, but no applications will be accepted after 31 December 2022.

International field missions may be suspended due to evolving COVID travel restrictions.
 

Eligibility 2022
MTM-Didactics.  Physicians and other licensed providers (NP, PA) from the Army, Navy and Air Force, IDC, nurses, veterinarians, and microbiologists and Foreign Military may apply.  Priority is given to those in operational billets and for whom the course is an integral part of established training.

MTM-Field.  Due to COVID travel restrictions, it is unclear whether field missions will occur in August 2022.  If interested, MTM didactic graduates from the Army, Navy and Air Force who are applying for MTM-Didactics in the same fiscal year or who have successfully completed MTM-Didactics within the previous three years may apply.  Applicants must state in their application the months in the same fiscal year during which their command supports a 2 week assignment.  Mission assignment will occur through direct coordination with the course director and, if applicable, service point-of-contact (USA, USAF).

 
Course Data
Length:  In-Person Didactics:  4 weeks, July 5-29, 2022
Virtual Didactics:  Self-paced.  Course opens July 5, 2022 - March 31, 2023
Field:  2 weeks (immediately following Didactics)
Graduates of Didactics may perform a field mission within three years of completion of course.
Class per year:  1
Seats available:  In-person Didactics:  90-100; Virtual - no specific limit
Field (same sites as in 2019):  Peru, Honduras, Ghana, Brazil, Thailand, India, Tanzania and Liberia

 
Course Number Start Date End Date Nomination Date
MTM-Didactic 23-10 6JUL23 28JUL23 6MAR23
MTM-Virtual 23-10 6JUL23 31MAR24 31DEC22
MTM-Field 30JUL23 12AUG23 6MAR23

Training Site
MTM-Didactic:  USUHS, Bethesda, MD  CME (Cat 1):  Varies, typically >100 hours
MTM-Field (2019):  Peru, Honduras, Ghana, Brazil, Thailand, India, Tanzania and Liberia

MTM Brochure
MTM Lecture Schedule 2021 Example
Infectious Disease Fellows Of All Services
Contact Director, MTM (via group email) to discuss fellowship options.

 
Registration Process
1.  Complete Nomination Form
For USA - email application (contact to be found through link)
For USN - Active Duty - email
Active Duty Course Nomination to Program Director
Navy Reserve - RESERVE NOMINATIONS
For USAF - email application (contact to be found through link)


2.  Complete endorsement letter (Navy Only). Sample endorsement letter may be found here.  Endorsement not required for virtual course.

Prior to final selection command endorsement letter also are required.  These may be sent PDF email to Director, MTM.  Please follow fax correspondence with email.

 
 
Contact the Program Director
Military Tropical Medicine Just-in-Time
For commands interested in local Military Tropical Medicine training at their home facility, two and three day MTM-Just-in-Time courses are available.  For interested commands, cross-org funding instructors is required

 
FY22 Schedule
 
Class # Course # Start Date End Date Nomination Due Date
MTM-Didactic 22-10 05-Jul-22 29-Jul-22 02-Mar-22
MTM-Virtual 22-10 05-Jul-22 31-Mar-23 Rolling 31-Dec-22
MTM-Field 22-10 29-Jul-22 12-Aug-22 02-Mar-22



 
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