MSK Community Outreach

MSK is Committed to Our Communities 

MSK is ending cancer for life through research, care, and education. To help end cancer care disparities and build healthier communities, MSK is creating innovative partnerships and programs throughout New York City, New Jersey, Westchester, and Long Island.

Advancing Health Equity
MSK programs address health disparities and improve cancer care outcomes for all.
Chief Health Equity Officer Dr. Carol Brown with a patient
Learn about Memorial Sloan Kettering's programs in clinical care, research, and training designed to addresses disparities in cancer care.
Headshot of MSK clinical navigator Jacqueline Jacobs
We offer case management services for immigrants with cancer at hospitals in New York City, and conduct research to identify and alleviate the most significant barriers to obtaining cancer treatment.
Five nurses from the patient financial service team
If you are worried about paying for cancer treatment, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) may be able to help.
Henry Godfrey and patient
Learn how the MSK Ralph Lauren Center brings high-quality cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to residents of Harlem and surrounding communities.
Engaging Our Neighbors
MSK provides resources, education, and referrals for the community.
Two outreach staff at a PCORE table in the community
Our City College of New York/Memorial Sloan Kettering partnership is aimed at understanding cancer treatment disparities and their impact on minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.
NYC Taxi cabs
The Taxi Network addresses health disparities among the immigrant taxi-driving community in New York City.
Nurse Rebecca Rubin with a patient
Search our virtual library of educational resources and health information, including written resources, videos, and online programs.
A high school student who participated in the Office of Health Equity’s 2022 Summer Exposure Program
Explore the exciting summer programs open to high school and college students at Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Community News
Learn how MSK is making an impact across New York and New Jersey.
An MSK flag on a streetlight on the Upper East Side in Manhattan
To ensure greater access to cancer care for all New Yorkers and patients who come from around the globe, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center plans to build a new cancer care Pavilion on its main campus on the Upper East Side.
MSK nurse Margaret Bediones
Learn how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center nurse Margaret Bediones improves the health of underserved communities at the MSK Ralph Lauren Center in Harlem through community outreach focused on cancer prevention and screening.
MSK President and CEO on Achieving Health Equity
Dr. Selwyn Vickers, President and CEO of MSK, shares his vision of a future with equal access and better outcomes for all. In this podcast, Dr. Vickers’ shares his philosophy on achieving health equity, from restoring trust in the system, to overcoming racial bias, to improving people’s access to top hospitals like MSK.

Get Involved

Stay up to date on MSK’s community initiatives, local events, and volunteer opportunities. 

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2023 Community Highlights

Watch this video to see highlights of MSK’s community engagement around the region in 2023.
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