Rebecca Santiago

Rebecca Santiago

Rebecca Santiago

I am a clinical social worker who meets with adult patients and families to provide support as they navigate the impact of a cancer diagnosis. As part of my role at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Care (MSK), I work closely with your care team to create a clinical plan, which can include short-term counseling, advocacy, and resource assistance for your needs.

My social work interests include end-of-life care, education on supportive (palliative) care, interdisciplinary research, and exploring post-traumatic growth (a positive life change that develops from a life crisis or trauma). Prior to joining MSK in 2021, I worked in adult and pediatric clinical research before becoming a home-hospice social worker in New York City.

Outside of work, I thoroughly enjoy spending time with my dog, traveling near and far, and trying new restaurants. 

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Columbia University School of Social Work


Addiction Treatment: Clinical Skills for Healthcare Providers; Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW)
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)