Emily is the hub of all Alaska Business communication. As the editorial assistant she fields phone calls; sends surveys and collects the data that are the basis for all Alaska Business directories; and proof reads and fact checks just about everything the editorial department turns out. In her free time, Emily enjoys playing the piano and taking a stroll through the magnificent Alaska landscape. Though she’s originally from Utah, Emily considers Alaska home. She attended Snow College and Brigham Young University where she earned degrees in Child Care Management and Home and Family Living.
In This Issue
Voices of Healthcare: Professional Perspectives
"I think there’s been a change in culture, and I think Alaska has been a little bit more progressive in promoting women,” says Ella Goss, CEO of Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC). Goss started working at Anchorage’s largest hospital in 1997 as an ER nurse and rose through the ranks of management. Providence has intentionally promoted female leaders from within, she says, developing their potential because the talent pool in Alaska is so small due to the state’s population.