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Roswell Park Recognized by Forbes as One of America’s Best-in-State Employers

List compiled from employee survey on work culture and inclusivity ranks cancer center at 11th in New York

  • Cancer center rated the 11th best employer in New York based on worker survey
  • More than 70,000 Americans anonymously surveyed across 25 industry sectors
  • Surveyors asked about pay, inclusivity, remote-work and more

BUFFALO, N.Y. — 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.

The center ranks at number 11 on Forbes’ list of top New York State employers. Forbes worked in partnership with research company Statista, anonymously surveying more than 70,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 500 employees across 25 industry sectors.

Roswell Park ranks #11 on Forbes’ Best-in-State Employers for New York.

“It is an honor to be named in this group of top New York State employers,” says Errol Douglas, PhD, Chief Human Resources Officer at Roswell Park. “We have come a long way to accomplish this milestone but know the work to grow as a team and reach our goals as a Roswell Park family are part of a continual effort to listen, act and improve.”

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.

“I am so proud of every single employee on our team, as this recognition is a reflection on the community we have created together,” says Candace S. Johnson, PhD, President & CEO and M&T Bank Presidential Chair in Leadership at Roswell Park. “Their contributions to our culture and the work we do make everything we achieve possible. I am grateful beyond measure to do this important work beside this incredible team.”


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is a community united by the drive to eliminate cancer’s grip on humanity by unlocking its secrets through personalized approaches and unleashing the healing power of hope. Founded by Dr. Roswell Park in 1898, it is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York. Learn more at, or contact us at 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or


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