Carol has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare working in different provinces in Canada and in the United Kingdom. During her career, she worked in progressive roles from frontline leadership to senior leadership. Carol has always led with the goal of pursing quality, fueled by her work as a peer surveyor for over 10 years with Accreditation Canada. Recently, she completed the Certified Executive Coach program furthering her values of discovery, caring and learning.
Carol has worked primarily in acute care facilities providing leadership in many clinical areas. Of note in her career, she led two significant capital projects, including strategic planning, design and operationalization of the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and Brandon Regional Hospital expansion. Throughout these experiences, Carol has become comfortable with the leadership of change and engagement of all stakeholders to achieve excellence in patient care. Prior to joining Studer Group, she served as executive director providing leadership to 12 emergency departments and 13 medical units (380 beds) in Edmonton, Alberta, as part of the larger integrated Alberta Health System.