Physician Opportunities

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Thank you for taking a look at Sanford Health. You will see we are one of the nation's top 50 integrated health care systems. Our legacy spans 100 years. The frontier spirit that is the backbone of this region is integral to our heritage and a key as we pioneer the future of health care. We are hard-working. We are practical. And we value family and community.

Our physicians and staff are recognized for their experience, innovation and leadership. Across our growing territory, physicians cherish aspects of life not always considered - easy commutes, wide open spaces, clean air, low crime rates, fabulous opportunities to pursue outdoor adventures, and great places to raise families.

See Yourself Here

Practicing medicine at Sanford Health means having the power to make a meaningful difference in the lives of your patients and the community in which you live. Build your practice here and plan on moving forward while making life better for those who follow.

We are also a complex teaching hospital passionate about the advancement of future doctors and other health care professionals. We currently have 3,000 residents pioneering the future of health care with us.

Sanford Health at a Glance

Sanford Health has a presence in over 300 communities in nine different states and nine countries.

Across this vast health care network, we are committed to foundational services, integrated departments, exceptional patient experiences, transformative research and a comprehensive health insurance plan.

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Our Communities


Surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, the Bemidji community graces the shore of Lake Bemidji in northern Minnesota, one of more than 400 crystal clear lakes in the region. With blue skies, clean air and sparkling water it is hard to resist the alluring charm of the True North. This thriving city of 100,000 residents serves as a regional hub for health care, economic development, shopping, arts and entertainment. Residents enjoy ample outdoor recreational opportunities, and the Bemidji area is known for its incredible fishing and lake life.

Sanford Bemidji Medical Center

  • Region's largest hospital
  • 118 beds and more than 1,500 employees
  • Level IV trauma center
  • Comprehensive care includes 24/7 cardiac care, critical care helicopter service, level II nursery, specialty centers in cancer, cardiology, orthopedics and women's health, along with comprehensive adult, pediatric and senior health services
  • Part of an integrated health care system, with two hospitals and clinics in 10 nearby communities

Bemidji Features

  • Historically charming city with a small-town atmosphere and large-city amenities
  • Regional center for shopping, arts and entertainment, with breweries, pubs, bakeries and boutiques
  • Diverse community cultural events, including Annual Art in the Park festival, Bemidji Polar Days, Dragon Boat Festival and more
  • Extensive recreational aquatic opportunities, with hundreds of lakes featuring beaches, boating, fishing, and water sports
  • Miles of walking, biking, snowmobile and cross country ski trails o 400 lakes and 40,000 acres of forest
  • Known as the curling capital of the United States and the birthplace of Paul Bunyan

Contact Us

Celia Beck, Senior Physician Recruiter
(218) 333-5056 or email

Brian Hall, Physician Recruiter
(218) 333-5579 or email

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The view from Bismarck is one of growth and opportunity. Bismarck serves as the capital city of North Dakota and sits along the banks of the scenic Missouri River. More than 125,000 people call the Bismarck-Mandan area home, and with a service population of 300,000, the cities serve as a gateway to the booming oil fields of western North Dakota.

Bismarck was named one of Money's Best Places to Live and Forbes' top five Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Residents enjoy one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. With excellent schools and a thriving economy, Bismarck is an ideal place to raise a family. The Missouri River provides year-round recreational opportunities, including fishing, boating, skiing, canoeing and more. In addition, the Bismarck-Mandan area is home to excellent golf courses, theater, ballet, symphony and museums.

Sanford Medical Center in Bismarck

  • Level II Trauma Center
  • 223-Bed JCAHO Accredited Hospital
  • 15 Clinic Locations
  • Level IIIB NICU

Bismarck Features

  • Aquatic and wellness centers, outdoor pools and parks
  • Bismarck Event Center that hosts sports, concerts, entertainment, etc.
  • Top 5 on Forbes "Best Small Places for Business and Careers"
  • Recreational outlets that include: world class golf courses, boating, theater, ballet, symphony, fishing and hunting
  • More than 75 miles of recreational and interpretive trails for hiking and biking
  • North Dakota Heritage Center, largest museum in North Dakota
  • World's Largest Charity Softball Tournament

Contact Us

Katrina Johnson, Physician Recruiter
(701) 323-2094 or email

Amy Lozensky, Physician Recruiter
(701) 323-2088 or email

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The Fargo-Moorhead and West Fargo metro area is a diverse, family-oriented community of 216,000 people that offers high quality of life and a low cost of living. More than 26,000 college students contribute to the area's entrepreneurial spirit, its educated workforce and its national rankings as the most popular large city to relocate, a top 50 digital city and the smartest city in the U.S.

The Fargo area has our world-class hospital, outstanding schools and a vibrant business community. A historic and thriving downtown area offers unique restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries, shopping and a lively nightlife. Cultural activities, the arts and a wide variety of sports and recreation are just a few of the many reasons people love to call the Fargo area home.

Sanford Medical Center Fargo

In 2017, the new Fargo Medical Center was completed. In its 1 million square feet, the medical center houses 384 beds, 28 operating rooms and 51 emergency department bays.

  • Largest hospital in North Dakota
  • Level I Adult Trauma Center
  • Largest employer in Fargo
  • Primary teaching institution for the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Six residency training programs with the UND School of Medicine
  • On the Top 100 Hospitals list
  • Home of Sanford Children's Hospital, the largest children's hospital in North Dakota

Fargo-Moorhead and West Fargo Features

  • Culturally vibrant community
  • Historic and thriving downtown area
  • Low cost of living
  • High quality of life
  • Low unemployment rate

Contact Us

Patty Absey, Manager
(701) 234-6539 or email

Laura Aukland, Physician Recruiter
(701) 234-6517 or email

Laura Viozzi, Physician Recruiter
(701) 234-6533 or email

Christi Hughes, Physician Recruiter
(701) 234-6513 or email

Martty Trout, Physician Recruiter
(701) 234-6516 or email

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Sioux Falls

The city of Sioux Falls is one of the fastest growing areas in the Midwest, with a population of more than 180,000 in the greater Sioux Falls area. The largest city in South Dakota, Sioux Falls balances an excellent quality of life and a strong economy with a safe, clean living environment. The cost of living is competitive with other leading cities in the region, and South Dakota has no state income tax. Powered by innovation and entrepreneurship, the low unemployment rate in Sioux Falls fuels its booming economy. Sioux Falls offers all the amenities of a community twice its size such as fine dining, shopping, arts, sports and nightlife.

South Dakota is known for its world-class hunting and fishing, along with national parks and a wide variety of landscapes to enjoy through its four seasons.

University of South Dakota Medical Center

  • Largest hospital in South Dakota
  • Level II Trauma Emergency Care Center
  • 545 beds and more than 4,500 employees
  • Comprehensive care includes emergency air transport, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, transplant services and specialty centers in children's, heart, cancer, neuroscience, sports medicine and women's health.
  • Consistently named to the Top 100 Hospitals list
  • Primary teaching institution for the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota

Sioux Falls Features

  • Diverse art and entertainment events
  • Expansive restaurant, brewery and winery selections
  • Outdoor parks, golf courses, a new aquatic center, winter ski hill and hiking
  • Vibrant downtown community, conveniently located near Falls Park
  • 26-mile bike loop/trail
  • Denny Sanford PREMIER Center that hosts sports, concerts, professional bull riding, etc.
  • Exemplary academia within the public and private schools and local universities
  • Sanford Sports Complex

Contact Us

Mary Jo Burkman, Senior Director
(605) 328-6996 or email

Amy Anderson, Physician Recruiter
(605) 328-6997 or email

Jessilyn Barker, Physician Recruiter
(605) 328-6986 or email

Tracy Kearney, Physician Recruiter
(605) 328-6994 or email

Deb Salava, Physician Recruiter
(605) 328-6993 or email

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