Roswell Park is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, and we are proud of the people, programs and processes that have enabled us to meet and exceed our goals. Our differences are our strength.

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A message to our community

"Roswell Park alone cannot correct centuries of injustice, but it can take decisive action to stand against racism and injustice. We are reaffirming our commitment to our community of employees, students, and faculty members that we will continue to work hard to provide everyone with a healthy, equitable and inclusive environment for work, learning and healing."

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Did you know?

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been named to Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Employers by State, based on an anonymous worker survey about workplace culture, benefits and inclusion.

Surveyors asked employees about pay and workplace safety as well as inclusive culture, remote-work benefits, the wage gap for women, and initiatives around diversity, equity and inclusion. In all, the list ranks 1,382 employers across the country that received the most recommendations.

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2022 HEI LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader logo

Equitable care for all

Roswell Park is proud to be recognized as an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) 2022. “As an important healthcare provider in our community, we want our patients to know that we see and hear them, and work hard to care for every individual with the equity and respect they deserve,” says Maansi Bansal-Travers, PhD, LGBTQ+ Task Force Chair and a scientist in the Department of Health Behavior.

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Community programs

Community relations are central to Roswell Park’s vision, values and mission.

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Celebrating Eva Noles

The first African American woman to train and graduate as a registered nurse in Buffalo, NY.

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The staff of the Center for Indigenous Cancer Research stands in front of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Indigenous communities

Roswell Park is committed to reducing the impact of cancer on Indigenous communities regionally, nationally and internationally.

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