2019 National Travel Medicine



The 11th National Kaiser Permanente Travel Medicine & Global Health Conference is about more than just CME, it’s an opportunity for you to share tips and acquire knowledge on the most innovative techniques and relevant advances in the field of Travel Medicine and Global Health, while learning from inspiring speakers and experts in our field.

The planning committee has organized an exciting 2-day event in Napa, California where you’ll be able to network and exchange ideas with esteemed colleagues from various Kaiser Permanente regions, the community and expert faculty speakers, while customizing your learning experience to meet your unique practice needs.  The program will offer several interactive scientific breakouts and plenary lectures that will engage both the novice attendee and the experienced health practitioner as well.

It’s no secret, our patients are going places and regardless if you personally practice travel medicine or work abroad in global health, we are all touched by emerging illnesses and the migration of people.

This year’s event will focus on best practice methods, new recommendations and technology, as well as cultural competency and safety.

A highlight of the key topics that will be covered:

  • Risk and Epidemiology of Travel
  • The High-Risk Traveler – HIV, Elderly & Immune Compromised
  • Pregnancy and Pediatric Dilemmas in Travel Medicine
  • Pandemic Preparedness: Health and Medical Response in California
  • Immigrant Care / Case Based Challenges
  • Disaster Relief Focus on Preparation for Humanitarian Crisis
  • And many more!

In this collegial atmosphere you’ll be able to relax, network and share views and knowledge about Travel Medicine and Global Health.

You will leave this conference feeling inspired with innovative treatment ideas, new perspectives on the advancements in the science and art of travel medicine and a stronger understanding and knowledge of emerging infections and how to treat, manage and prevent them.  

All nurses, advance level practitioners, pharmacists, physicians and other medical professional are welcomed to attend and join us in Napa California at the Meritage Resort and Spa on March 22-23, 2019.

Discounted hotel rates are now available so book early!

This activity qualifies for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM

We hope that you will take part and join us.

D. Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H, FIDSA
Conference Chairman
11th Annual National Kaiser Permanente Travel Medicine & Global Health Conference