The Gorgas Courses in Clinical Tropical Medicine
General William Crawford Gorgas
2 weeks of bedside clinical experience
on a 36-bed tropical disease unit
The Gorgas Expert Course

In Lima, Perú

August 4 - 15, 2014
Fully enrolled; now in progress

  The Gorgas Expert Course objectives are:
  • To provide those experienced in clinical tropical medicine intensive hands-on exposure to large numbers of patients in a short period of time in order to maintain clinical skills
  • To facilitate high-level exchange of clinical acumen by assembling experienced clinicians together on a busy tropical disease unit in an endemic area
  • The Gorgas Expert Course is targeted to clinicians experienced
    beyond the entry-level Gorgas Diploma Course
Note: Contents and Format of the Advanced and Expert courses are identical.
The Gorgas Advanced Course
August 10 - 21, 2015
Registration forms now being accepted
The Gorgas Diploma Course
9 weeks every February & March

2015 - Fully Enrolled; Waiting List Closed
2016 - Applications accepted starting Oct 1 2014
For Alumni:  Click to Join the Alumni Facebook Group   Class & Reunion Photos

 For more information after reviewing this web site, please contact us via the following:

Mailing Address:

David O. Freedman, M.D.
Gorgas Memorial Institute
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1720 Second Avenue South, BBRB 203
Birmingham, AL 35294-2170


In the U.S.: 800-UAB-MIST

From overseas: +1-205-934-1630

By FAX: +1-205-934-5600


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The Gorgas Courses in Clinical Tropical Medicine