Centenary Medal – Margot Wilson

Margot Wilson is the Director of the Providence Health Care Shared Care & Virtual Health. Throughout her 30+ year career in health care, she has held various leadership roles both in the clinical and administrative setting.  She holds a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of British Columbia and continues her affiliation with the University in an Adjunct Faculty position.

In 2012, Margot completed the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement “Executive Training for Research Application Fellowship” that aims to bridge the gap between research and policy by promoting evidence-based decision-making.   In 2011, Margot was awarded the College of Registered Nurses of B.C. “Award of Distinction in Nursing” and the CNA 150 Nurses for Canada Award in 2017.  In 2018, Margot completed the Canadian College of Health Leaders Fellowship.

Margot has also accepted several provincial and national awards on behalf of the shared care team for Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise – RACE, a telephone advice line for family physicians and nurse practitioners.  Margot played a pivotal role in the creation and expansion of the RACE line.   In 2017, the RACE model of care was spread nationally through a Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement collaborative.