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CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center
Shalom Retreat Center at BailiTeal Farm
Grand Saline, TX 75140 United States
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(903) 962-4000

Global Health and Tropical Medicine Overview

June 15 - June 20

Global Health and Tropical Medicine Course Overview

Training in global health and tropical medicine is crucial for serving in international healthcare settings. Healthcare professionals and students – gain the knowledge and skills needed for short or long term international service. This course provides an overview of tropical diseases in a case-based format. In addition, it highlights the provision of quality care through the application of global health guidelines. The sessions cover topics ranging from malnutrition to cultural context and outline approaches to whole-person care in developing communities. The Physical Exam, Suture, and Ultrasound Workshops included in the course promote practical skills for resource-limited settings.

Attendees must purchase, prior to the course, either a print or electronic version of the VILLAGE MEDICAL MANUAL 7th Ed: A Guide to Health Care in Developing Countries by Mary Vanderkooi, M.D, D.T.M.&H.  Order at

Continuing Education

Continuing medical and nursing education credits pending

Registration and Logistics

This course is held at CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center in Grand Saline, TX. Course activities are scheduled daily from 8 am through 5:30 pm.

When making transportation arrangements, please plan 2 hours of driving time between Dallas airports and CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center.

Participants staying at Shalom Retreat and Training Center are encouraged to arrive June 14 and depart June 21.


Course tuition: $295 
Students – save $50! Use Promo Code: promo50.

Room and board: $92.50/night

Pay in full today or reserve your spot in this program with a $75 deposit.

Previous Global Health and Tropical Medicine Course Reviews

“Great Course! So very applicable and helpful.”

“Covered lots of great topics, lots of practical knowledge.”

“It was not just a conference but an opportunity to make friends and enjoy fellowship.”

“Instructors with a ton of real-world experience offered insight that was invaluable.”

“The course presented a wide variety of resources that were applicable across medical specialties and levels of training.”

“I feel I am more equipped to serve on the mission field than ever before.”

For more information:

Contact Laura Smelter – [email protected], 903-962-4000.

Space is limited. Registration will close on June 8 or when space is filled.

You should receive both an email receipt and a registration confirmation letter by email within 5 business days after registering.

Cancellation policy

If you must cancel your registration, CHSC will refund the full amount paid minus an amount equal to the course deposit ($75).

If CHSC cancels a course (for example, due to low enrollment), we will inform all registered participants 1 month prior to the course start date and will refund the full amount paid. Participants are solely responsible for travel plans and expenses. We encourage registrants to make travel plans after the 1 month course confirmation date.



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