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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

Marcus Aurelius

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.