Registration and Tuition

Professionals not taking courses for credit must make full payment at the time of registration. Payment options include check or credit card. At the end of the course non-credit participants will receive a certificate of completion from Tufts University School of Medicine.

Non-Credit Course Costs

  • Medical Journalism: How to Pitch and Promote Public Health Messages
    $2,625 ($2,100 early discount by April 27, 2018): pay by credit card or pay by check
  • Health Literacy Fellows Forum
    $50 (for those not enrolled in the one-week Health Literacy Leadership Institute): pay by credit card


For registration questions, contact Janice Gilkes, at or (617) 636-0935.


If you are coming in from out-of-town and require accommodations, you may either take advantage of Tufts University housing, stay in one of several local hotels, or stay at the nearby HI-Boston, operated by Hostelling International.

  • Tufts University Housing
    Rooms will be available on the Tufts University Medford Campus (about 20 minutes from the Health Sciences Campus). Transportation is available in between campuses via public transportation or taxi.
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  • Boston Hotels
    The Doubletree by Hilton Boston-Downtown is only a block way and offers a discount for Tufts' visitors. There are also several other hotels in the vicinity of Tufts University School of Medicine that offer discounted rates for Tufts; visitors. For more information, please visit the Tufts University Travel Website, for a listing of hotels and rates. We recommend booking a room as early as possible as availability can be limited in the summer months. Be sure to mention you are a Tufts University visitor when making a reservation.
  • HI-Boston
    HI–Boston is a new facility offering economical, eco-friendly shared or individual accommodations to travelers from around the world. The hostel has a fully equipped kitchen and laundry room, provides bed linens at no charge and has free Wi-Fi. It is located on 19 Stuart Street, approximately one block from the Tufts Boston Health Sciences Campus. Learn more »