Alumna joins leadership for national health system

Wilson named Sr. VP of Clinical Operations of Ascension

Photo: Amy WilsonBy Laura Lesley

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing alumna Amy Wilson, MSN, BSN, RN, is Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for Ascension, a national health system operating more than 2,600 sites of care.

In this role, Wilson has system-level responsibility for organizing, planning, directing and evaluating all nursing services functions and care delivery models. She previously served as Chief Nursing Officer for Ascension Saint Thomas Health in Nashville, a role she held since January 2017. Wilson spent six years at Children’s of Alabama in roles including Director of the Stem Cell Transplant Unit, Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Director of Performance Improvement and Accreditation prior to joining Ascension.

Wilson earned her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with an emphasis on Quality Improvement and Outcomes Management in 2004 from the UAB School of Nursing. Additionally, she is a certified professional in healthcare quality and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

“Amy’s tremendous breadth of experience in both clinical and operational areas, coupled with her dedicated servant leadership make her an ideal choice for this new role,” said Karen Springer, Executive Vice President, Ascension Healthcare Operations. “I’m looking forward to her contributions as a member of the senior leadership of Ascension.”

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