MSK Awards & Appointments January 2024

MSK Awards & Appointments January 2023

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces the following awards and appointments:

Selwyn Vickers Elected to the Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy

Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, FACS, President and CEO, was elected to the Fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy. Dr. Vickers is among 30 international scientific leaders elected to the prestigious Fellows of the AACR Academy class of 2024. The AACR Academy recognizes, and honors distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against cancer. Dr. Vickers was recognized for his significant contributions to cancer research.

Selwyn M. Vickers Named to City & State’s 2024 Health Care Power 100 Ranking

Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, FACS, President and CEO, was named to City & State’s 2024 Health Care Power 100. The list sheds light on decision-markers in the medical world in New York, including hospital and health care executives, nonprofit service providers, labor leaders, academics, and other advocates and activist who are shaping health care policy and practices in New York.

Fiorella Iglesias Cardenas Received Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials: Clinical Investigator Leadership Award

Fiorella Iglesias Cardenas, MD, MS, pediatric hematologist-oncologist, has been  honored with the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials: Clinical Investigator Leadership Award. This award is a three-year career and leadership development program designed to provide clinical cancer investigators with advanced clinical trials knowledge, leadership skills, mentorship, and sponsorship to succeed as independent clinical researchers, team members, and leaders

More Than 200 MSK Physicians Named to Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2024 List

Castle Connolly released its Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2024 annual list. This year, 246 MSK physicians were recognized with this distinction. Top Doctors are nominated by their peers, and the Castle Connolly research team evaluates important criteria to determine who makes the list, including professional qualifications, education, hospital and faculty appointments, research leadership, professional reputation, disciplinary history, interpersonal skills, and outcomes data.

Avijit Chatterjee Named Most Influential Data & Analytics Leaders in USA’s Healthcare Sector of 2024 by Aim Research

Avijit Chatterjee, Head of AI/ML and NextGen Analytics, has been recognized as one of the ten most influential data & analytics leaders in the USA’s Healthcare Sector of 2024 by Aim Research. The list spotlights data and analytics leaders whose expertise and vision are sharping the way healthcare providers approach patient care, research and overall health system management.

MSK Named to “America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Diversity” List by Newsweek

Newsweek named MSK one of America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Diversity. Newsweek and market data research firm Plant-A Insight based their scoring on their review of publicly available data, interviews with HR professional and an anonymous online survey of a diverse pool of employees at companies with 1,000 or more employees in the United States. Respondents were asked questions about corporate culture, working environment and other subjects at both their own companies and companies they were familiar with. The winning companies were grouped by six main economic sectors and 34 industries.