Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination Is Against the Law

Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases complies with applicable federal civil rights and healthcare laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Memorial Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Memorial Hospital:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to help them communicate effectively with us, including but not limited to:
    • qualified sign-language interpreters
    • written information in various formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, including:
    • qualified interpreters
    • information written in other languages

If you need these services, please contact Edward Tabio, Manager, Interpretation Services, at 212-639-5981 or at interpreters@mskcc.org

If you believe that Memorial Hospital has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Jorge Capote, Director of Patient Relations  
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
212-639-7202
Fax: 212-717-3118
Email: patientrep@mskcc.org 

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Mr. Capote is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.