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

COVID-19 Update 2.25.21

Kendall Troyer, vice president of quality, safety and physician practices at Spectrum Health Lakeland and Nicki Britten, health officer at the Berrien County Health Department share the latest COVID-19 updates in Berrien County.

Why I vaccinated: Community member, Sharon Kuhns

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and stay protected, community members are getting a tiny poke with a big impact.

Why I vaccinated: Mental health counselor, Jose Gonzales II

Community member and mental health counselor, Jose Gonzales II, shares his personal choice to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine: CJ Gibson, MD

Spectrum Health trauma and critical care physician CJ Gibson, MD, shares his personal reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine ‘without question, without hesitation.’

COVID-19 Update 2.10.2021

Join president, Loren B. Hamel, MD, and Nicki Britten from the Berrien County Health Department for the latest COVID-19 news.

This is Big: COVID-19 vaccine (Mark Harrison, MD)

Infectious disease specialist, Mark Harrison, MD, shares his perspective about the COVID-19 vaccine and addresses common questions people may have.

Busting COVID-19 Myth: Asypmtomatic people are not contagious and do not spread COVID 19

Many studies show that asymptomatic people can spread the COVID-19 virus.

Busting COVID-19 Myth: Children don't get COVID-19

FACT: Children are not immune from COVID-19, and in some cases can become very ill from the virus

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