Dr. Alistair Erskine serves as the Chief Information and Digital Officer at Emory Healthcare and as Vice President for Digital Health at Emory University. He is at the forefront of Emory's digital transformation, utilizing a platform-based and experience-led strategy. His leadership extends to a team of over 550 staff members dedicated to advancing patient, care team, and research experiences with cutting-edge technologies, including various forms of AI.
Before his tenure at Emory, Dr. Erskine was the Chief Digital Officer at Mass General Brigham and held a faculty position at Harvard Medical School, where he continues to educate on clinical informatics and digital health.
His past roles include serving as Chief Informatics Officer at Geisinger Health System, overseeing data management systems. He also had a stint as Associate Dean of Medical Informatics at Virginia Commonwealth University and contributed as a board member for the Medical College of Physician practice plan. His experience extends internationally, having worked as Chief of Health Informatics in Qatar.
Dr. Erskine completed his training at Brown University and Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and holds triple board certifications. He graduated from the MIT Sloan School of Management with a focus on Business Analytics and AI. A polyglot fluent in English, French, and Spanish, Dr. Erskine is also a family man, cherishing his life with his wife, Amanda, and their three children, Fiona, Gemma, and Benjamin.