Join DOCMS at the University Club!

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

University Club, 3100 Tower Boulevard, Suite 1700 – Durham, NC 27707


  • 6:00pm- 6:30pm – Socializing & Housekeeping
  • 6:30pm- 7:30pm – Dinner & Guest Speakers
  • 7:30pm- 7:45pm – Q&A
  • 7:45pm- 8:00pm – DOCMS 2024 Business

“The Criminal Legal System, Incarceration and Health Disparities.”



Evan Ashkin, MD | Professor of Family Medicine UNC Chapel Hill and founder of the North Carolina Formerly Incarcerated Transition (FIT) Program

Dr. Evan Ashkin is a professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His work is focused on addressing health disparities and gaps in care for marginalized populations. Dr. Ashkin founded the North Carolina Formerly Incarcerated Transition (FIT) Program in 2017 to help address the absence of linkages to care for people released from incarceration with chronic disease, mental illness and/or substance use disorder. The FIT Program now operates in 7 counties across North Carolina. Dr Ashkin also directs the North Carolina Technical Assistance Center, supporting programs for people at risk for incarceration and overdose.

Tommy Green | FIT Program Community Health Worker

Tommy Green, hailing from Oxford, North Carolina, overcame an 11-year, 8-month sentence at 22 years old. Emerging from North Carolina’s toughest prisons, he transitioned from freelance security to Assistant Operations Manager of a $20 million company. Now, as Lead Community Health Worker for NC Formerly Incarcerated Transition Program and Program Manager for Orange County Health Department, Tommy is also an Adjunct UNC Family Medicine Instructor, co-owns Success While In Transition INC, and co-directs a nonprofit called Wounded Healers. His impactful work, is featured in the Washington Post, Health Affairs, and other local media, focuses on supporting post-incarceration transition and aiding substance abuse recovery.

1 CME Credit is available! Click here for how to claim your credit.

DOCMS Members & Prospective Members – FREE to attend

Guests – $25 to attend (will be collected at meeting site)