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About Correctional Medicine

SIU School of Medicine is a renowned leader in medical innovation, education, training and research, and its mission is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community. This will serve as the foundation to providing quality health care to justice-involved individuals and will be done with board-certified physicians, advanced practice providers and scientists, integrated health care learning opportunities, research of the causes and cures of disease, and peer support programming to improve health care outcomes and provide continuity of care as individuals return home. Partnering with the Illinois Department of Corrections to provide health care to justice-involved individuals is partnering with Illinois communities – the communities that SIU School of Medicine currently serves.

If you're interested in learning more about the Office of Correctional Medicine, email office_of_correctional_medicine@siumed.edu or call 217.545.7400.

Employment Opportunities

SIU School of Medicine and the Office of Correctional Medicine are creating a diverse workforce committed to upholding the mission of the school: to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research and service to the community.

Applicants interested in applying for positions within the Office of Correctional Medicine should click here to view a list of current openings. For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources at hrrecruitment@siumed.edu or 217.545.0223.

The Office of Correctional Medicine is comprised of talented and compassionate team members who are committed to improving health care outcomes for justice-involved individuals. It provides a unique career as a health care professional and the opportunity to work in an energetic, stimulating, multidisciplinary workplace. As an employee of the Office of Correctional Medicine and SIU School of Medicine, you will be a member of a health care network that includes nearly 3,000 health care professionals, staff members and learners.

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