The International Society of Travel Medicine have reported the sad news that Dr. Jay Keystone passed away on the 3rd September. 


A statement from Lin Chen, President of ISTM


Dear Colleagues,

It is with great sorrow that I write to inform you of the death of Dr. Jay Keystone, a Past President of ISTM. We mourn the loss of our respected colleague, a brilliant teacher, and a personal friend to many. 

ISTM honors Jay as a 'Distinguished Fellow' for his exceptional accomplishments, sustained excellence in travel medicine, and exemplary service to ISTM. 

For brief notes on Jay's colorful life, please see his obituary

Our thoughts are with his family and many friends around the world. 

With profound sadness, 


Lin Chen 

President of ISTM