Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Post Incarceration Continuity of Care: Re-entry Medicine and Social Support

8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

In person at Weber's Inn

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A presentation and panel discussion presented by the Department of Family Medicine's DEI Committee

Presented by the Department of Family Medicine’s DEI Committee, this Grand Rounds presentation will feature a presentation followed by a panel discussion. Attendees will gain a broad understanding of the current state of re-entry medicine from multiple perspectives.

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Featured Speakers and Panelists

Eliza Hutchinson, M.D.

Eliza Hutchinson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Eliza Hutchinson is board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine and currently is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan and Medical Director of Addiction services at Packard Health. Prior to living in Ann Arbor, Dr. Hutchinson provided primary care and addiction care at a federally qualified health center in Seattle, WA, and served as Clinical Site Director of a low barrier, community-based model for addiction care. In each of these clinical settings, she has focused on care for individuals releasing from incarceration, and her current research focuses on improving the health of justice-involved individuals in Washtenaw County.

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Lauren Marshall, MPH, MPP

Project Manager, Department of Family Medicine
Former Discharge Planner/Case Manager, San Francisco County Jail

Lauren Marshall is a Project Manager for the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan and provides project support for clinical faculty.  Lauren has worked with incarcerated populations for the last 17 years either as a volunteer with the Prison Creative Arts Project or employment as a Discharge Planner/Case Manager for individuals incarcerated in the San Francisco County Jail.  Ms. Marshall received a master’s in both Public Health and Public Policy form the University of Michigan.

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Adam Grant

Executive Director, A Brighter Way

Adam Grant is the Executive Director of A Brighter Way.  He began his path of service as Public Relations Director for NAACP at Saginaw Correctional Facility where he was serving 27 years for a crime he committed as a 22-year-old.  Adam personally knows that current recidivism rates can be reduced given support, guidance, and empathy for returned citizens.  He believes that good re-entry makes for better public safety, and if we invest in individuals post incarceration, there will be A Brighter Way ahead for all of us.

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Joseph Foley, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Carceral State Project

Joseph Foley is a postdoctoral research fellow with the Carceral State Project. He oversees the work of the broader project, serves as a hands-on researcher, and forges ties between the CSP and community organizations. Joseph received a doctorate in US history from the University of Virginia with a focus on carceral studies, and over the past 16 years, he has been participating in a wide range of volunteer and recovery opportunities with imprisoned and unhoused communities across the country.