Member Benefits

American College of Correctional Physicians (ACCP), is a rapidly growing organization that exists for the professional development of “in-the-trenches” correctional physicians. Its unique set of member benefits reflect the values and unfailing commitment of an ever-expanding member network. All programs are developed by the ACCP Board of Directors and committees to enable members to stay well-connected to each other.

 
 
Personal

You can help ACCP advance the field and your professional satisfaction

  • The ACCP provides an avenue for personal professional advancement
  • Break through the professional isolation common among correctional medicine specialists
  • Network with other experienced correctional medicine professionals 
  • Satisfaction enjoyed by colleagues that our efforts benefit the public health as a whole

 

Evidentiary

The ACCP dues are low in comparison to other organizations though the benefits are gratifying

  • Access to experienced professionals in the highly specialized field of correctional medicine
  • Discounts for professional CME conferences
  • CorrDocs newsletter which focuses on contemporary developments in our field
  • Online resources for employment and consulting opportunities
  • Recognition of your professional accomplishments through the ACCP Fellowship program
  • Advocacy through the political activities of the organization
  • Your personal input into the professional development of correctional medicine
  • Access to expert witnesses in correctional health care

 

Corporate/Institutional

Through encouraging and subsidizing membership in the ACCP, organizations can improve recruitment and retention of medical staff

  • Involvement in ACCP will encourage your physicians to dedicate themselves more fully to the field
  • ACCP education and training will improve physicians’ professional and clinical correctional skills
  • Networking with colleagues familar with their challenges in correctional medicine will improve employee satisfaction and thus retention
  • Many physicians, invigorated through contact with peers, continue in a career in correctional medicine

 

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