Hackensack University Medical Center Announces an Emergency Medicine Mobile Deployment and an Emergency Medicine Resident Rotation on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Hackensack University Medical Center recently announced its latest Emergency Medicine mobile deployment and its first Emergency Medicine mobile residency rotation at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  The only hospital on the island, it was heavily damaged by storms last fall.  The mobile assets provide a formal operating suite and a pre/post-operative unit, which also serves as an Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit.  They were developed by Hackensack University Medical Center with a federal government grant to create a rapid disaster response medical capability.