Margo Gorchow, R.N., is Botsford Hospital’s vice president of community relations and executive director of The Botsford Foundation. She works to develop relationships in the community with municipal and community leaders and activists. This function intersects well with raising awareness and prospects for the Foundation. Gorchow led the development of the Community Health Needs Assessment, working with a Community Advisory Council she developed to engender community ownership of the process. Gorchow is a well-known representative of Botsford Hospital and serves on several community committees. She played an integral role in the development of the Foundation in 2001, and has worked to raise the understanding of the importance of philanthropy in achieving the mission of the hospital to internal and external constituencies.
Gorchow serves on a number of internal committees focused on employee health, service excellence and emergency department growth.
She is a member of governance for Orchards Children’s Services and in May 2014 was named vice-chair of its Board of Directors.
Before coming to Botsford Hospital in 1983 as a health educator, Gorchow worked for the Oakland County Health Division as a public health nurse and the University of Michigan Hospital as a psychiatric nurse.
She holds a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Illinois College of Nursing.