SCP Annual Conference
This yearly event coincides with the NCCHC annual conference and promotes member interaction and networking, sharing of best practices and much more.
SCP works to promote certain goals and standards:
To establish and perpetuate an educational and scientific national society composed of physicians who work or specialize in correctional health care services;
To maintain and advance the highest possible ideals and service standards in education, practice and research in correctional medicine;
To encourage, promote and support colleagues, universities and professional schools in their efforts to achieve the highest standards of teaching and research in correctional medicine;
To stimulate educational and training activities in correctional health care at all levels;
To support the development and strengthening of effective correctional health services provided by institutional and voluntary organizations;
To encourage correctional physicians in personal and professional development;
To enhance the interest of correctional physicians in health promotion and disease prevention;
To create a forum through which correctional physicians may work with other interested organizations in managing and improving the public health of incarcerated patients, selected populations, and the nation as a whole.