President, MedStar Harbor Hospital
Senior Vice President, MedStar Health
As president of MedStar Harbor Hospital, Jill Donaldson, FACHE, is responsible for the overall strategic and operational direction of the hospital. She is also a senior vice president for MedStar Health.
Donaldson has a long history of roles with increasing responsibilities within MedStar Health. Prior to being named president at MedStar Harbor Hospital in 2020, she was the vice president of operations for MedStar Medical Group (MMG). In this role, she had operational responsibility for more than 85 office locations with 350 providers spanning the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. region.
Donaldson also previously served in a leadership role at MedStar Harbor Hospital as the vice president of operations from 2010 to 2014. Other MedStar Health roles have included being vice president of perioperative services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where she also held positions as vice president of cancer and neurosciences and director of Women’s Services. In addition, she worked at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital as administrator for cardiology and for the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and in MedStar Health’s corporate offices in strategic planning services and research administration.
Donaldson received her bachelor's degree from Tufts University and her master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan. She earned a program certificate in leadership development from Georgetown University.
A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Jill sits on multiple community boards and advisory committees. She is the Chair of the Board of the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland Hospital Association. She also serves on the national UnitedHealthcare Administrative Advisory Council.