Dr. Lee Kim Erikson

Dr. Lee is a dynamic and highly respected physician executive who has a deep understanding of health care quality and patient safety issues, performance improvement, and organizational transformation. Most recently, she led clinical operations at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center as the Deputy Physician-In-Chief.

At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Lee developed several successful programs including the organizations first Telemedicine Program and Operational Excellence program that resulted in work stream savings. Prior to joining MSK, she served as Associate Chief Medical Officer for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. Her work at Penn Medicine focused on expanding and strengthening the performance improvement infrastructure for the health system.

Lee also has more than two decades of experience serving as a family medicine/primary care faculty member for graduate medical education programs. She takes pride in her teaching and mentorship of young physicians and colleagues and inspires them to always strive for excellence in serving patients and reimagining how to create better outcomes and lower costs.