Providence names chief administrative officer of Providence Alaska Medical Center

February 2, 2023 Providence News Team

Providence Alaska has named Sarah Skeel as Chief Administrative Officer of Providence Alaska Medical Center, beginning Feb. 12.

The chief administrative officer position is responsible for the overall administrative oversight of clinical operations at the hospital, including neurosciences, orthopedics, cardiovascular, cancer center, the Providence Imaging Center, surgical services, inpatient radiology, food and nutrition, therapies with wound care, and the Service Operations Center.

Sarah brings 17 years of experience in hospital clinical and administrative leadership positions in the fields of behavioral health, oncology, cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedic, and surgical and procedural services. In her previous role, she served as executive director of surgical and procedural services at the hospital. 

Born and raised in Alaska, Sarah is passionate about seeing and addressing the patient experience from a whole person approach, ensuring teams have the tools to be at their best, and is driven to fill service gaps needed in our community so Alaskan families can receive the high-quality care they deserve close to home.

She is a Fellow for the American College of Healthcare Executives, has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Alaska Anchorage, a bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Idaho, and is a licensed clinical social worker. 


Providence Alaska Medical Center, a nationally recognized trauma center and Alaska’s only Magnet hospital, is part of Providence St. Joseph Health, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities. For more information about Providence Alaska Medical Center, visit  




About the Author

The Providence News Team brings you the updates to keep you informed about what's happening across the organizational ecosystem. From partnerships to new doctor announcements, we are committed to keeping you informed.

More Content by Providence News Team
Previous Article
Providence Center for Child Development first in Alaska to achieve Level 3 Learn & Grow quality recognition
Providence Center for Child Development first in Alaska to achieve Level 3 Learn & Grow quality recognition

The Providence Center for Child Development has achieved a Learn & Grow Level 3 quality recognition, the hi...

Next Article
Providence Cancer Center earns national accreditation
Providence Cancer Center earns national accreditation

The Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, has awarded a three-year a...