Erin McDonough is a marketing and communication executive with three decades of experience advancing culture and communication efforts at major academic medical centers. As Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communication Officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Erin oversees brand and advertising, strategic communication, integrated marketing, editorial and content, digital strategy, and patient education, among other areas for the institution. Erin draws on deep expertise in issues management, anticipating and mitigating reputational risk related to legal, regulatory, and societal issues.
Previously, Erin spent over 10 years as Senior Vice President and Chief Communication Officer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, where she advanced the institution’s mission through an integrated marketing and communication strategy and shared dynamic stories about achievements in care, research, and education. Earlier in her career, Erin held senior positions at New England Baptist Hospital, CareGroup, and Olympus Healthcare Group.
Erin received a B.S. and M.B.A. from Northeastern University.