Beth Jordan, MD, CCHP

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Beth Jordan, MD, CCHP

Medical Director and Health Services Administrator

District of Columbia Department of Corrections

 

Dr. Jordan practiced internal medicine at The Mayo Clinic prior to bringing her advocacy and management skills to the D.C. DOC to effect systems improvement, enhance clinical care and help create safer communities. She has overseen strengthening suicide prevention efforts; implemented comprehensive auditing and contract management practices; led the Pharmacy Modernization Project and the “Medicaid at Intake” Initiative, overseen the development of the Mental Health Step-down Unit, expanded MAT, instituted the yoga and mindfulness program, and is led the development of the “Women’s Wellness Unit", the nation’s first jail-based therapeutic housing unit focusing on the comprehensive mental health and Substance Use Disorder needs of female residents. Dr. Jordan is also leading efforts to provide a Trauma-Informed Care lens through which all clinical practices will be provided. She has had the honor and privilege of working with Dr. Joan Gillece since 2016 when the DC Jail’s TIC work commenced.