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Your Community Hospital

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 839-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With over 6,000 staff, over 900 physicians and 600 volunteers, it is Sarasota County’s largest employer. 

A community hospital, founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital BoardBecause it is a public hospital, it must meet strict requirements regarding governance, taxing authority and the services it provides to the community. 

Sarasota Memorial is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. It is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level III neonatal intensive care, and Level II Trauma Center.

Our Mission

Sarasota Memorial strives to provide healthcare services that excel in caring, quality and innovation.

Our Vision

Our community will be served by the best healthcare system in the nation. Sarasota Memorial will be the best place to be a patient, the best place to work and the best place to practice medicine. Our extraordinary people, innovative clinical technology and effective use of information systems will set us apart. We will deliver services that are safe, result in desired outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge.

Our Values

To create an environment that supports and rewards:

  • Safety
  • Caring and compassion
  • Excellence and professionalism
  • Teamwork and trust
  • Mutual respect and recognition
  • Accountable and ethical behavior 

For more information on Sarasota Memorial’s commitment and service to the community, please see our Community Report.

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