Centennial Celebrates Pioneering the Practice of Medicine

Pioneering the Practice of MedicineIn 1905 founders Dr. Olaf Sand and Dr. Nils Tronnes laid the groundwork for what would become St. Luke's Hospital because they shared a vision for better health care. Even more, they exemplified what it means to pioneer the practice of medicine. As pioneers, they recognized a need, championed a better way and then collaborated with others to achieve it. The result? MeritCare's 100-year history, which reflects the dedication of generations of pioneering physicians.

Pioneering the Practice of Medicine
In 1905 founders Dr. Olaf Sand and Dr. Nils Tronnes laid the groundwork for what would become St. Luke's Hospital because they shared a vision for better health care. Even more, they exemplified what it means to pioneer the practice of medicine. As pioneers, they recognized a need, championed a better way and then collaborated with others to achieve it. The result? MeritCare's 100-year history, which reflects the dedication of generations of pioneering physicians.

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