Social Work Support

MSK social worker Janine Genovese

Our social workers, including Janine Genovese, are here to help you make sense of life before, during, and after cancer.

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, social workers play an important role in providing emotional support and guidance to people with cancer, as well as friends, families, and caregivers.

Social workers are assigned to each patient floor of Memorial Hospital, and are also present at our regional facilities.

Meet our team of social workers.

What do oncology social workers do?

At MSK, clinical social workers serve an important role helping individuals, families, and caregivers cope with the impact of a cancer diagnosis.

Some of the roles that social workers provide at MSK include:

To speak with a social worker, please ask your Memorial Sloan Kettering doctor or nurse, or call the Department of Social Work directly at 212-639-7020.