Pam Barrett, ACSW, FACHE
Pam Barrett is a seasoned hospice executive and Associate Consultant for NHPCO Edge, based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Pam served as CEO of Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro, NC from 1985 to 2007, providing executive leadership and management for a leading Medicare-certified and accredited hospice and palliative care program. During her tenure, she conducted four successful capital campaigns and three (debt-free) building programs.
From 2007-2011, Pam was Executive Vice President for Organizational Excellence with Hospice & Palliative Care of the Charlotte Region, a large regional hospice. In that role she supported leaders and promoted innovation and best practices, serving as an internal consultant. Pam has consulted to hospices and other nonprofit clients since 2012 and has worked with NHPCO Edge since 2015.
Pam is comfortable working within and across health systems to advance palliative and hospice care best practices. Executive mentoring, succession and sustainability planning, board engagement and fund development are areas of special expertise. Using the practical wisdom of nearly three decades of leadership, she is also an educator, motivational speaker and workshop facilitator.
Pam holds a BA in Sociology and Social Work from Winthrop University in South Carolina, and an MSSW from the University of Tennessee School of Social Work. She is board certified in healthcare management by The American College of Healthcare Executives.