International Visitors Program

The International Visitors Program offers a unique learning experience at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for pediatric hematology-oncology health care professionals from low- and middle-income countries. Since its inception in 1993, the International Visitors Program has accepted visitors from dozens of countries around the world. 

Participants spend several weeks in targeted clinical areas based on their professions and objectives, observing firsthand the multidisciplinary St. Jude approach to caring for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Typical visitors include: 

  • Oncologists/Hematologists
  • Infectious Disease Physicians
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Nutritionists
  • Pharmacists
  • Dentists
  • Pathologists
  • Medical Laboratory Professionals
  • Physical Therapists

To apply or read specific information about program details, including eligibility and selection criteria, please register or sign in to the St. Jude Cure4Kids website at and visit the IOP Visitors Program page.