Caribbean Culture

Through the eyes of two doctors who took locum tenens assignments in the U.S.V.I.

What is it like to practice medicine on a tropical island? Two of our doctors, Martin Oretsky, MD, an emergency medicine physician and Leonard Bentch, MD, a gastroenterologist, both took locum assignments in the U.S.V.I several years back. Here's what they had to say about it.

4 sightseeing tours in the U.S.V.I. you're sure to love

If you're locum-ing in the U.S. Virgin Islands right now (or in the near future) and don't know where to venture, no worries we've gathered four great sightseeing tours for you to check out.

3 reasons to spend the holidays in the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands are not just some random getaway. A lot of people come here explicitly to escape winter, to relax during the holidays. Still we've lined up three distinct reasons for you. Without further ado here's why you should spend the holidays - or maybe even take a locum tenens assignment - in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Four top sights in St. Thomas

Do you ever get tired of seeing immaculate views? You know the kind: Scenery like vibrant-green jungle cliffs and turquoise waters and white-sand beaches. Yeah, neither do we.

Best family beaches in the U.S. Virgin Islands and why

Take a locum tenens assignment in the U.S. Virgin Islands and you can find the most idyllic of beaches. No worries, either. We've done the work for you in finding these flawless stretches of sand. All you have to do now is get here.

Island arts and culture: A walking tour of St. Thomas

A self-guided art tour is a must for all locum tenens doctors on international assignment on St. Thomas. Luckily, the best art in the islands is all within easy walking distance.

Humpbacks of the Caribbean

Schedule your next Caribbean locum tenens assignment during the late winter months to witness the migratory passage of the mighty humpback whales.

Learning to surf in Saint Thomas and the Caribbean

For doctors on locum tenens assignment in Saint Thomas, knowing which sheltered bays and coves are right for beginners is the key to making the most of winter waves.

Catamarans: The best boats for the Caribbean

The dual-hulled catamaran is the boat of choice for cruising the Caribbean islands. Here are three reasons why cats have the edge for charters in the islands.

Coral World Ocean Park on St. Thomas

The Coral World Ocean Park and Underwater Observatory is a perennial favorite for visitors and locals on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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