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Smiley homosexual couple using smart phone to check Healthcare Equality Index accredited providers at breakfast table.

LGBTQ+ patients can find high-quality care at Sanford Health

Human Rights Campaign includes Sanford among equality-accredited health care providers
Mick Garry 7 min read
A Sanford Health employee in a wheelchair is surprised with a giant scholarship check from colleagues in the clinic.

Sanford Health makes meaningful work accessible for all

North Dakota honors health system’s accommodations for employees with disabilities
Mick Garry 7 min read
A teen volleyball player is focused on the volleyball she just hit into the air. Three teammates watch from the sidelines.

Sanford supports women and girls in sports

Title IX anniversary has athletes & providers reflecting on sports’ lifelong lessons
Mick Garry 10 min read
Sanford Health doctor shows a diagram to a patient whose back is to you in an exam room.

Sports meant everything to these Sanford employees

College hall of famers celebrate 50 years of Title IX and equal access to athletics
Mick Garry 11 min read
An Adaptive Aquatics instructor helps a young boy float in the swimming pool with a life vest and small toys.

Adaptive Aquatics welcomes kids with disabilities into water

Sanford Wellness Center programs teach inclusive swimming and fitness skills
Simon Floss 8 min read
A professor sits next to a Sanford Health worker who is pointing to her English language paper on the table.

Health workers learn English at local college

Sanford Health partners with Concordia Language Villages to bridge language barriers at work
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
A Sanford Health employee in a wheelchair is surprised with a giant scholarship check from colleagues in the clinic.

Student with disabilities helps others with disabilities

Alissa Patterson, Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship recipient, is studying social work
Mick Garry 4 min read
Two doctors in face masks stand talking at the nurses station at Sanford Luverne Clinic.

3 mother-daughter duos reflect on providing care at Sanford

Working together strengthens their relationships, according to these Sanford Luverne pairs
Simon Floss 9 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 student and Sanford Health mentor hold a giant check in front of a stage with three screens that say "AU Augustana University: Congratulations Balize!"

Speech pathology is a career for student who used to stutter

Balize Nilema, Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship recipient, wants to help kids feel confident
Mick Garry 4 min read