WELCOME TO MEDTREKS
Strengthening the Global Health Workforce
Travel adventures & global health education opportunities for health professionals who want to make a difference in the world. Specializing in international medicine and cross-cultural expeditions, MedTreks has been providing global health and adventure travel experiences in all corners of the world since 1985.
Our Flagship Global Health & Medical Program
MedTreks Kenya is an ongoing collaboration between health professionals interested in improving global health. We partner with Village HopeCore International (HopeCore) in Kenya. MedTreks International has worked with HopeCore for over 20 years, and MedTreks Kenya is the result of this long-term partnership. Our program works to build capacity through health education and clinical skills training to local health professionals in Kenya.
Our Adventures & Courses
All of our MedTreks courses, seminars, adventures and retreats have a global health education component. Each MedTreks trip focuses on one or more of the following educational themes…
All of our courses are approved for nursing continuing education.
Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine
Medical Spanish & Cross Cultural Medicine
Wellness & Integrative Health
Discover a new way of traveling. One that makes a difference in the lives of people and places you are visiting. We carefully design our trips and choose destinations and partners who align with our sustainability principles. We believe in doing not only the right thing but doing it incredibly well. Travel with purpose and be part of creating the world you envision.
As a healthcare professional, you have a unique skillset that you can bring anywhere in the world. Share your expertise with the local staff. Learn from our outstanding faculty. And gain hands-on experience through medical volunteering in a global health setting.
MedTreks has 30 years of bringing groups and travelers around the world to experience cross-cultural medicine. We invite you to witness the diversity of life in different corners of the planet.
Travel with curiosity and purpose. Discover the rich cultural and geographical history of some of our favorite places around the globe. Use your healthcare skills to help make a difference in communities.
Our mission is to strengthen the global health workforce with medical training, adventure travel experiences and cross-cultural learning opportunities. We do this to inspire collaboration and innovation in healthcare systems.
The MedTreks team is dynamic – a fusion of health educators, medical professionals, wellness coaches and travel guides. We are not only experts in our field, but committed to using our skills and expertise to improve health systems locally & internationally.
March 26th-April 2nd, 2022
October 29th-November 5th, 2022
MedTreks Costa Rica
November 7th-13th, 2022
May 1st-9th, 2023
Our Commitment to Building Capacity
We constantly seek ways in which our trips can make a positive impact to the places where we travel. Many of our trips have a GIVE BACK component where we provide resources and training to local healthcare workers.