The ability to go to work to simply practice medicine in correctional health care is often one of the reasons doctors stay in correctional medicine.
In correctional medicine, there are challenges equal to any clinical or ER setting, a stable patient population, competitive reimbursement, flexible and reasonable hours and a chance to really make a difference in someone's life that is probably not equaled anywhere else in modern medical practice.
I would like to briefly highlight two of the most pressing challenges facing correctional medicine
At the Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health Care held earlier this year in Massachusetts, there was a call to establish a research infrastructure for correctional medicine
JD, professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery and Division of Correctional Medicine
at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Addressing the complexities of correctional medicine
from an administrative perspective requires embracing strategies that ensure the delivery of cost-effective, evidenced-based medicine.
Garden, who is a married father of three boys, said he plans to stay in correctional medicine
Over time, correctional medicine
became lucrative enough for companies to have inmates as their primary business interest.
is a nationally recognized expert in forensic psychiatry and correctional medicine
, and is president of the medical board, staff associate medical director and director of the Department of Psychiatry and Community Mental Health at Metropolitan Hospital Center in the Bronx, N.