Yusuf H. Hasan

Yusuf H. Hasan

Title: Chaplain
Company: New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York, United States

Yusuf H. Hasan, Chaplain at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Providers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chaplainry.

Mr. Hasan is a board-certified Chaplain specializing in acute care, pediatrics, trauma care, and clinical ethics. Moreover, he focuses on pediatric palliative care and interfaith spiritual counseling. As a chaplain, he contributes his expertise to a large team made up of physicians, surgeons, nurses, hospital management, social workers and support staff. After growing up alongside a religious family, he is proud to have become the first board-certified Muslim chaplain by the Association of Professional Chaplains. Additionally, he is board certified as a dietary manager by the Adelphi University School of Nursing.

Mr. Hasan has found additional success as the chairman of the African American Day Parade, of which he has contributed on the board of directors for 40 years prior. In this role, he is committed to the advancement of the African American community and is a devoted member of the Historical Masjid Malcolm Shabazz in Harlem, New York, which was founded on the leadership of Imam W. Deen Mohammad. Throughout his career, he has authored and co-authored numerous papers and articles and has been featured in print and live publications such as Newsweek magazine, Spectrum News – In Focus, the New York Daily News, NBC Nightly News, and PBS Religion and Ethics News Weekly. He has maintained his affiliations with the National American Red Cross Spiritual Care Response Team, the Juneteenth Committee of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz, the Interfaith and Diversity Workgroup Coalition to Transform Advanced Care and the Association of Professional Chaplains. Looking toward the future, he aims to continue to spread awareness of Islam in the healthcare system while educating communities on the religious and cultural similarities of common faith traditions.

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African American Day Parade


Humanitarian Award

Press Release

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