Caribbean Center for Disaster Medicine

A center of excellence designed to foster collaboration among professionals responsible for healthcare delivery, disaster preparedness, emergency response, and medical education


American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is developing the Caribbean Center for Disaster Medicine (CCDM), a center of excellence designed to foster collaboration among professionals responsible for healthcare delivery, disaster preparedness, emergency response, and medical education. The center is being developed in cooperation with Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (HMFP), a physician group that includes emergency medicine experts with global disaster medicine experience.

Activities planned for the Caribbean Center for Disaster Medicine:

  • Academic exchanges involving faculty and medical students
  • Continuing education and training programs
  • Conference and symposia
  • On-site teaching 

>> International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency

March 8 - 11, 2019  |  AUC Campus, St. Maarten

This international conference will bring together physicians, nurses, educators, and other professionals to explore disaster medicine in the context of the threat posed by hurricanes and other severe weather events. Register here