Meet the Emerging Leaders Network Team

Katherine Kough

Program Director, Center for Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic
13400 E. Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, Arizona
T: 480-301-4648

Kit Kough is the Program Director of the Center for Humanities in Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, where she oversees programs involving disciplines across the spectrum of the Arts and Humanities to engage interconnected communities of patients, families, staff, learners, and the public – promoting the artful and compassionate delivery of healthcare. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Arizona State University and a Master’s in Administration/Project Management from Northern Arizona University. Kit has been active in the local performing arts community as an actress and director, as well as other roles behind the scenes. She is also a founding board member and current Vice President of Arts InterFACE, a non-profit organization that creates international arts projects in order to inspire love and empower individuals toward positive social change in the global community.