Civil Surgeon & Panel Physician Workshop

Atlanta, Georgia | August 23 - 25, 2023

IPPA and CDC are partnering to host a Civil Surgeons and Panel Physicians Workshop with the theme, Bridging the Gap: Supporting Healthy Migration. This workshop will include sessions on the Technical Instructions, USCIS/I-693, refugee health, tuberculosis and more. There will also be opportunities for Civil Surgeons to connect with your counterparts abroad, Panel Physicians. Speakers will be representing CDC (Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) and Division of TB Elimination (DTBE), US Department of State, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Southeastern National TB Center (SNTC), and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

The target audience for this this training is civil surgeons, panel physicians and also includes non-physician providers who have an educational background in their field (e.g., nursing, administrative management) and/or who generally have experience in working with civil surgeons and panel physicians.

This 3-day Civil Surgeon & Panel Physician Workshop has updates to the U.S. immigration medical examination (IME) requirements, CDC Technical Instructions, The New Frontier of Tuberculosis, Refugee Health Guidelines for Special Populations, Q&A with Subject Matter Experts, Case Studies, etc. Trainers will provide interactive learning sessions, small group work, and opportunities to learn from and network with peers. This is an event you don’t want to miss.

There will be Subject Matter Experts from:

  • Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
    • Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ)
    • Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE)
  • U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • U.S. Department of State (DS)
  • Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center (SNTC)
  • International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Please join us in Bridging the Gap: Supporting Healthy Migration!


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