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Judy Ryan, former CEO of Good Samaritan Society

Judy Ryan instilled a focus on quality care and education

Good Samaritan Society’s first woman president was also first clinician to serve in top job
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Two Sanford Health nurses gear up in full PPE in a tent set up as a temporary COVID testing site.

Research nurses publish study on living through COVID-19

Rural RNs share impact of pandemic on work and home life in close-knit communities
Jon Berg 3 min read
A senior woman gets helps sorting prescription medicines from a Good Samaritan Society home health nurse sitting next to her at the kitchen table.

RN pivoted from photojournalist to award-winning nurse

Patients recognize home care nurse Nicole Bock for her character and compassion
Matt Holsen 4 min read
A Sanford Health nurse helps a male patient with an arm bandage.

Nurses have a voice at Sanford Health

When front-line workers share ideas that work, nurses and patients win
Mick Garry 10 min read
Jackee Haak headshot

Sanford nurse leads birth center, veterans groups in Fargo

Jackee Haak, RN, shows leadership in hospital and in National Guard
Jason Anschutz 5 min read

Society nurse continues education with veteran scholarship

Health system puts priority on hiring and promoting people with military service
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Three nurses huddle around a computer at a nurses station at Sanford Health.

What makes nursing different at Sanford Health

Sense of community, continuation of care help nurses, patients and residents alike
Mick Garry 6 min read
Sanford Health nursing administrator and veteran talks to a surgeon with their back to you.

Sanford Health recruits veterans to nursing field

Veteran and military support, scholarships, teamwork await newly civilian nurses
Matt Holsen 6 min read
A nursing student holds a giant check while posing with senior residents of a Good Samaritan Society nursing home.

Scholarship bolsters LPN working her way through school

Meet Salyna Norindr, Good Samaritan Society nurse and Sanford Equity Scholarship recipient
Mick Garry 4 min read
A nursing student strikes a sitting yoga pose between symmetrical floor lamps softly illuminating the space.

‘Nurses saved my life,’ says nurse practitioner student

Tina Hoff earns Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship as a mom with medical history
Mick Garry 5 min read