Margaret Gill is the current chief executive officer of Memorial University Medical Center. She joined the institution in 2004 as the vice-president of finance. She was named the chief operations officer in 2005 a position she held until 2011 when she was named the chief executive officer. Gill serves as the CEO of all vice-presidents, senior vice-presidents, and doctors at MUMC. Gill is also responsible for government relations, physician relations, internal auditing, orthopedic and neuroscience programs, the heart and vascular institute, perioperative services, trauma services, corporate communications, financial assistance, memorial health university physicians, and facilities management.
Before joining MUMC, Maggie Gill was the chief financial officer for Tenet South Florida Health systems. She served in this position for a period of five years. She was awarded with the Tenet outstanding chief financial officer award for three times. During her time at Tenet, Margaret worked various institutions like Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Florida, Coral Gables Hospital in Coral Gables, and North Shore Medical Center in Miami.
Maggie Gill’s leadership has enabled her institution to be rewarded with several awards. Most recently, The Georgia Medical Society awarded memorial health team with seven awards. The awards were issued to memorial staff in recognition for their dedication to improving the health care sector.
These awards were in the following categories;
i. Health care innovation: MUMC was awarded for their primary care accelerated program in partnership with Mercer University.
ii. Health care education: this award was issued in the recognition of MUMC commitment in educating new drives and their parents about motor vehicle safety through the teen drivers program.
iii. Community Outreach:
§ Jimmy Gordon: Jimmy was awarded for his role as the safety officer and regional emergency coordinator at MUMC
§ Cynthia Willett and Dwaine were rewarded for their support of the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah at Memorial University Medical Center.
iv. Institution/organization: under this category MUMC infectious disease response team was rewarded for the role they play in fighting infectious diseases.
v. Physicians’ lifetime achievements: two winners were rewarded.
Carl Boyd- the former trauma surgeon and the leader of the level 1 trauma center
Linda Sacks- former neonatologist and the head of level 111 neonatal intensive care nursery at MUMC
Running a big institution like MUMC requires one to be skillful, experienced, and well educated. Gill earned her bachelor’s degree with honors from Florida State University and her MBA with honors at Saint Leo University, Florida. Gill later took a Strategic Thinking and management course at the Wharton School.