Beaumont Health System Names New Chief Operating Officer


Beaumont Health System today named Carolyn Wilson as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer for the health system’s eight hospitals. 

“Her knowledge and expertise in health system integration and in building a results-oriented team will advance us toward our vision of being the leading high-value health care network,” says John Fox, president and CEO of Beaumont Health.

As a member of the Beaumont Health executive team, Wilson will be responsible for ensuring coordinated patient care and operations.

Wilson, with more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry, comes to Beaumont from Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, a nonprofit health system comprised of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, five community hospitals, and nearly 100 primary and specialty care clinics. She served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer. She also served as president of the University of Minnesota Medical Center and co-president of University of Minnesota Health.

Before joining Fairview, Wilson served as University of Chicago Medical Center’s chief operating officer and associate dean, vice president for faculty practice administration, chief operating officer for the University of Chicago Practice Plan, and director of managed care operations.

She earned Bachelor of Science in nursing at Rush University in Chicago; a Master’s in Business Administration from Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.; and a nursing diploma from Blodgett Memorial Medical Center in Grand Rapids.