Dedicated to the Work of Health and Healing

Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition.

Sanford Health includes:

  • 44 medical centers
  • 482 clinics
  • More than 200 senior living facilities
  • 190,000 Sanford Health Plan members
  • 48,622 employees
  • 1,382 physicians, 973 advanced practice providers and 9,703 registered nurses delivering care in more than 80 specialty areas
  • Centers of Excellence:
    • Cancer
    • Children's
    • Heart
    • Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
    • Women's Health

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission

Dedicated to sharing God’s love through the work of health, healing and comfort.

Our Vision

Improving the human condition at every stage of life through exceptional care, spiritual enrichment, innovation and discovery.

Our Values

Demonstrating enthusiasm for those we serve, our vocation and the organization’s mission.

Having strength to persevere, innovate, use our voices and take action.

Celebrating the connection and commitment we have to each other through it all.

Providing care in a diverse range of settings and environments with a focus on the wellness of individuals.

Sharing God’s love through actions that reflect compassion, acceptance, love, humility and sincerity in keeping with the common Lutheran heritage of both organizations.

Adhering to systems that align actions to excellence, efficiency and purpose.

The pursuit of individual and organizational growth and development.

Sanford Health Culture

Sanford Health is excited to be on a journey of tremendous growth and momentum.

With our vast geography, cutting-edge medicine, sophisticated research, advanced education and our own health plan, we are unique in what we do and how we do it.

Through relationships built on trust and successful performance and a vision to improve the human condition, Sanford seeks to make a significant impact on health and healing.

With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, our journey as an organization includes continually building on the diverse talents, experiences and beliefs of our employees, as well as the patients and communities we serve.

We are proud to be from the Midwest and to impact the world. We look forward to joining with you in the journey.