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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

The world connects not by molecules. It connects through ideas, hopes, faces, dreams, actions, stories and memories.

Barrie Sanford Greiff

Senior Leadership

Karen Macmillan

Senior Operating Officer, Acute Services, Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Karen brings a passion for mentorship, research and ongoing quality improvement to her leadership role. A registered nurse, Karen is the senior operating officer for the Grey Nuns Community Hospital and senior lead for the palliative/end-of-life strategy. She has been engaged in palliative care research and education for over 20 years ,has served on a variety of committees and task forces and has published extensively in this field.

Karen was a recipient of the Caritas Mission Award in 2008 and the University of Alberta McClure Award for Nursing in 2007. Karen holds a certificate in adult and continuing education, a BSc in nursing and a master’s of science in nursing.