Journal of Correctional Health Care


The Journal of Correctional Health Care is the only national, peer-reviewed scientific journal to address correctional health care topics.

Published quarterly under the direction of editor John R. Miles, MPA, JCHC features original research, case studies, best practices, literature reviews and more to keep correctional health care professionals informed of important trends and developments. Topics addressed include clinical care, health services and support, personnel and staffing, ethical issues, medical records, quality improvement, risk management and medical-legal issues.

Call for Papers: Please see Publishing Opportunities for potential topics of interest. Find author guidelines and submission instructions at the JCHC website.

Call for Reviewers: If you would like to lend your expertise to help ensure that articles are of the highest quality, consider becoming a peer reviewer.

Article Abstracts: All abstracts dating to Volume 1 are available at the JCHC archive.