MSK Commencement

Commencement is an opportunity to gather with your classmates, mentors, and loved ones to recognize your academic achievements. The special day marks the end of a life changing experience and celebrates new beginnings.

The 2024 GSK Commencement and MSK Academic Convocation will take place on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at

GSK Honorary Doctorate of Science Recipients

  • 2012: Mr. Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., and Dr. Harold E. Varmus
  • 2013: Dr. Paul A. Marks
  • 2014: Dr. Thomas J. Kelly
  • 2015: Dr. Robert A. Weinberg
  • 2016: Dr. Joan S. Brugge
  • 2017: Dr. Robert Langer
  • 2018: Dr. Cori Bargmann
  • 2019: Dr. Kenneth J. Marians
  • 2020: Dr. James P. Allison
  • 2021: Dr. Joan A. Steitz
  • 2022: Dr. Levi A. Garraway
  • 2023: Dr. Craig B. Thompson