Sanford USD Medical Center

DeGroot Center

DeGroot Center

When you and your family face hard choices in health care, you can seek guidance from the bioethics experts at the DeGroot Center.

Our services include:

  • Clinical ethics consultation
  • Bioethics education
  • Organizational ethics support
  • Community education 

Founded in 1987 as the Center for Biomedical Ethics, the DeGroot Center is committed to helping you address ethical issues that may arise before and during medical care. We work closely with integrative health, spiritual care, the Sanford Palliative Care team and the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.