Diversity

Lakeland Health affirms diversity as an important organizational value

Every patient and visitor of Lakeland Health should expect respectful, compassionate care.

Lakeland Health defines diversity as any aspect that differentiates groups and people from one another. Personal and cultural backgrounds that make us diverse include:

  • Race
  • Color and ethnicity
  • Religion
  • National origin
  • Age
  • Gender and gender identity
  • Sexual orientation
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Marital status
  • Military service
  • Physical and mental abilities

Managing Diversity

One of Lakeland’s strategic goals is to be an employer of choice in southwest Michigan, fully staffed with associates selected and trained to provide high-quality, safe, compassionate care. In order to achieve this goal, Lakeland is pursuing best in class associate satisfaction. Lakeland leadership knows that our organization, and our patients, will benefit from a diverse workforce.


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Project SEARCH

To learn more about Project SEARCH, please contact Erin Wright, Manager Recruitment, Human Resources at (269) 927-5192

Lakeland News in Review: September 2016

Lakeland Sets Aside $50 Million to Address Racial Equity and Health Inequities

The Board of Directors of Spectrum Health Lakeland approved an expanded strategy to address racial and ethnic health equity in Southwest Michigan.

COVID-19: Lowell Hamel, MD "The Fight of His Life"

Lowell Hamel, MD, never imagined he would soon be battling for his own life in the fight against COVID-19.

We're Ready for You - Loren Hamel, MD

If you have a health need right now, then it deserves our attention right now. Whether you want to see us virtually or in person, don’t delay your care. We are ready for you.

We Stay Home For You

Thank you to all those serving on the front lines. You are the true heroes. Together, we are strong. Together, we will see this this through.

COVID-19 Press Conference (03-16-2020)

Spectrum Health Lakeland President Loren B. Hamel, MD, discusses the health system's response to COVID-19 and steps being taken to ensure the safety of all staff, patients, and the community.

Lakeland has a Heart to Serve now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

Video of our team members

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