McKinley Crisp is the Assistant Administrator in the Chief of Staff Office at the Cleveland Clinic. The Cleveland Clinic is an international academic medical center and health system that is ranked second in the nation.
In her current role, she is responsible for managing enterprise-wide strategic initiatives. In addition to this role, she is the co-director of the Cleveland Clinic Undergraduate Internship Program for Minority Students and the Founder of the Fellowship Exchange, an event that brings administrative fellows from across the nation together for a day of networking and education.
McKinley joined the Cleveland Clinic in 2016 as an Administrative Fellow within Executive Administration. Before joining the Cleveland Clinic, she worked at Carolinas HealthCare System (now known as Atrium Health) as an innovation intern in their Innovation Engine department. Her work involved using design thinking methods to create new, innovative models of care and integrate new technologies to improve patient care and increase innovation in the health system.
McKinley earned her undergraduate degree in Health Policy and Management from the Gillings School of Global Public Health with minors in Entrepreneurship and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also has a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Healthcare Management from the Yale School of Public Health in conjunction with the Yale School of Management.Back To Team