Sanford Health -- Central Minnesota

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Sanford is the largest rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation. With have 39 hospitals, 140 clinic locations and offer 81 specialty areas of medicine.  Our 1,400 physicians work together as partners, colleagues and leaders throughout the entire organization. 

We operate health care systems in nine states, with international clinics in Ghana.  Sanford is the largest employer in North and South Dakota with more than 26,000 employees. Sanford Clinic is the largest, most comprehensive physician practice in the region. 

Minnesota Locations Include:

-Alexandria -- Alexandria is located in the heart of West Central Minnesota, along Interstate 94 with a population of 12,500.  Close proximity to the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota and Fargo, North Dakota have made Alexandria a thriving community.  It has become a regional center for manufacturing, retail and service businesses, along with education, arts, medicine and wellness.
-Bemidji -- Bemidji is the first city on the Mississippi River - located a scenic 3 ½ hour drive northwest of Minneapolis, this picturesque community has much to offer. Golf on one of three local courses. Sail, canoe, fish, swim or water-ski on dozens of nearby lakes. Bike on scenic trails or cross-country ski at nearby Itasca State Park, headwaters of the Mississippi River. The community is home to Bemidji State University, Minnesota Public Radio and Public Television and features excellent schools, active theater and orchestra groups and a regional shopping center – a nice blend of cultural and year-round recreational activity. Bemidji, MN is a designated MUA site.
-Detroit Lakes -- Detroit Lakes will provide you with the best of both worlds and this friendly community of approximately 10,000 will meet you highest expectation of small town values. Located in the heart of Minnesota's lake country the community of Detroit Lakes offers excellent schools, low crime, a growing economy and the beauty of lakes, golf courses and scenic drives and just 45 minutes west in Fargo, ND you can find three colleges and regional shopping centers and enjoy the symphony, big name entertainment and other theatrical, cultural and sporting events. This is where you can have it and work where others vacation.
-East Grand Forks/Thief River Falls -- East Grand Forks is a community of 8200, has a rich past and a bright future. Located on the Minnesota side of the Red River of the North it is part of the community the includes Grand Forks, North Dakota. Here you can experience the historic Red and Red Lake rivers with their natural habitat and the beauty of the northern plains. You can experience public art cleverly scattered throughout the downtown area, enjoy eclectic boutiques and businesses offering antiques, arts, crafts, and unique gifts, and explore historic and new buildings known for their flair for fun. You can also enjoy big name entertainment at the Alerus Center or cultural events at the Chester Fritz Auditorium or watch a sporting event at the University of North Dakota campus.