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

Angie’s Story – A Journey Through Grief Healing

Angie Crabtree's sister Cassie died of an accidental overdose, leaving two young boys without a mother. The boys joined Angie's family and she shared her family's journey through grief with Lory's Place.

The Mensinger Family’s Story – A Journey Through Hospice Care

Janice Mensinger had congestive heart failure, her daughter Carol shares her mother's and family's journey with serious illness, hospice care, and the hanson hospice center in hopes to raise charitable care dollars.

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

© Spectrum Health Lakeland 2019