Carol has more than 27 years of experience in healthcare working in different provinces in Canada and in the United Kingdom. During Carol’s career, she has worked in progressive roles from front line leadership to senior leadership. Carol has always lead with the goal of pursing quality and this desire was 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 lead 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. In her most recent role as executive director, she served as executive director providing leadership to 12 emergency departments and 13 medical units in Edmonton, Alberta, as part of the larger integrated Alberta Health System.