Cara Poland, MD, MEd, FACP, DFASAM was trained in internal medicine at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan and in addiction medicine at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She has an interest in educating healthcare providers and providers-in-training to improve care for patients with substance use disorders and alcohol use disorders. She is an assistant professor at Michigan State University. She is the Past President of the Michigan Society of Addiction Medicine. She is the medical director of addiction medicine at Spectrum Health and collaborates with other providers in Spectrum Health’s GREAT MOMs program to treat pregnant women with substance use disorders.
This presentation will discuss the impact of opioid use disorder on pregnant women and their newborns with practical measures and data from a pilot program at Spectrum Health, GREAT MOMs, where pregnant women are cared for by a compassionate team of physician, midwifery, nurse and medical assistance with collaboration from local community mental health and […]