Registration Now Open for 2014 Panel Physicians Training Summit!
Registration for the upcoming 2014 International Panel Physicians Association (IPPA) Intergovernmental Panel Physicians Training Summit in Cape Town, South Africa from March 10 – 14, 2014 is now open. For more information about the summit and registration, please visit the IPPA website.
Update: All U.S. Panel Physician Sites Required to Use Digital Radiography for Chest Radiographs of Applicants for U.S. Immigration by October 1, 2014.
This update applies to chest imaging of persons overseas applying for U.S. immigration status and nonimmigrants who are required to have an overseas medical examination, hereafter referred to as applicants. See More »
Important Update: All Countries Required to Use CDOT TB TIs as of October 1, 2013
As of October 1, 2013, panel physicians in all countries must be using the complete Cultures and Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) Tuberculosis Technical Instructions (CDOT TB TIs). See More »
DSM 5 is now available.
The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), is now available. See more »
Important Update to the Technical Instructions for Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases
On April 17, 2013, CDC updated the treatment information and links to the treatment reference sources in the Technical Instructions for Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (chancroid, gonorrhea, granuloma inguinale, and lymphongranuloma venereum). For more information about these important changes, see the update to the Technical Instructions for Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases.