Winter 2013 Commencement
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10 a.m.
Special Event Center
Roanoke Civic Center
710 Williamson Road
Carolyn M. Webster, B.S.N., M.B.A., R.N.
Carolyn Webster has been with Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia for 38 years. She has held the positions of staff nurse, staff development, Director of the Emergency Departments at Carilion Medical Center (two hospitals), Vice President of Nursing Operations, and has been Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Carilion Clinic since 2001.
Carolyn partnered with a higher learning university to start a Doctor of Nursing Practice program for Southwest Virginia and continually partners with schools and universities to implement nursing research. She has led Carilion through an initial Magnet designation and two subsequent successful re-designations over a 10-year period.
Carolyn was chosen from ANCC to be a Magnet surveyor and has participated in other Magnet designations and re-designations across the country for the past four years.
As a visionary leader for strategic planning for nursing and the organization, Carolyn continually builds collaborative strategies for optimal performance for improving the health of the communities we serve.