We are delighted to be ranked number one for cancer care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report — and to be acknowledged as one of the top hospitals for pediatric cancer care. But even more important, it is our patients who are number one every single day!
Learn more about the ranking and watch the videos below to meet just some of the people that make Memorial Sloan Kettering so outstanding.
A Day in the Life of Memorial Sloan Kettering
It takes many exceptional people — working many different jobs — to conquer cancer. See a typical day at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Meet two amazing patients — Bill Cirelli and Daryl Palmer — who benefited from targeted therapies for advanced kidney cancer and the Memorial Sloan Kettering team who helped them.
Cycle for Survival 2014: A Remarkable Season
Our annual indoor team cycling fund-raiser helped raise $20 million for research into rare cancers thanks to the incredible participants and donors involved. Watch just some of the inspiring speeches, uplifting moments, heart-pumping rides, hugs, tears, and hope.
For Wayne Quashie, providing great care isn’t just a matter of having strong clinical skills; it’s about connecting with patients on a personal level. Learn how Wayne strives to live this out every day as a clinical nurse specialist.
Pictured: Wayne Quashie
Meet patient Michael Rucci, who was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia at 16. Now a cancer survivor and college student, he’s ready to take the world by storm.
Pictured: Michael Rucci
Visible Ink: Helping Cancer Patients Heal through Writing
Our program Visible Ink pairs cancer patients with professional writers, who mentor them to express the healing process through writing projects. Learn about patient Eliana Weissman’s journey and meet her Visible Ink mentor, Kate Trebuss.
More Amazing Memorial Sloan Kettering Patients and Employees
Meet Nick, A Hugger and Healer
Nick Medley — a concierge at one of our outpatient facilities — is a beacon of hope to our patients. Watch the ABC News profile on this beloved man.
Pediatric cancer patients Dominick Sarappa and Sydney Sims talk about their experiences battling cancer in their 2014 convocation speeches.
Pictured: Sydney Sim
Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller was diagnosed with germ cell ovarian cancer, a very rare disease, in 2011 and treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering. Learn more about her inspiring story.
Memorial Sloan Kettering “green” committees focus on waste reduction and energy efficiency throughout the institution while donating useful supplies to New York–area nonprofits.
Diane Reidy-Lagunes, a gastrointestinal oncologist and Co-Director of the Department of Medicine’s Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, shares her experiences in treating — and supporting — her patients.
Pictured: Medical oncologist Diane Reidy-Lagunes
Memorial Sloan Kettering supporter David Friezo went — literally — to the top of the world to raise funds for pediatric patients and their families. This is his story.
Pictured: North Pole Marathon
Advanced practice nurse Ethel Law combines patient care with research into improving patients’ quality of life. Find out more about her.
Pictured: Ethel Law
Learn about musician-volunteer Steve, who performs live at the bedside of adult and pediatric patients.
Pictured: Musician Volunteer