Matthew McElrath, EdD
Chief Human Resources Officer
Keck Medicine of USC
Matthew McElrath serves as chief human resources officer for Keck Medicine of USC. In this role, McElrath leads human resources operations for the entire clinical enterprise. His duties include heading recruitment efforts, workforce planning, performance management, organizational development, employee and labor relations, and other employment services. McElrath joined USC in 2009 and plays a significant role in organizational and staff development throughout the clinical enterprise.
McElrath came to USC from Arizona State University, where he served as chief human resources officer. Prior to that, he was chair of the division of human resources at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and served on the executive steering committee for the building and opening of the Mayo Clinic Hospital.
A member of the American Society for Healthcare, Human Resources Administration, McElrath plays a vital role in the growth, development and integration of USC’s medical enterprise.