Sanford Imagenetics is home to a variety of learning opportunities, from lectures to educational programs to residencies and fellowships.

Exploring Genetics Talks

Learn more about how genetics plays a major role in your health and your life. Each free, monthly presentation focuses on a specific area of genetic medicine.

All lectures are free and open to the public

CALL (605) 312-GENE

Archive of past lectures


Sioux Falls

Date Lecture
Sept. 11 Yours, Mine, and Ours: Ethical Perspectives in Genomic Medicine
Speaker: Kristen DeBerg, MS; Gretchen Spars, MA; Jordan Baye, PharmD
 Sept. 13 Selected Films from DISORDER: The Rare Disease Film Festival
Speaker: Robert Pyatt including Q&A with Film Producer
 Oct. 9 Beyond BRCA: Identifying and Managing Patients at High Risk for Breast Cancer
Speaker: Jesse Dirksen, MD; Larissa Risty, MS, CGC
 Nov. 13 Now What? Knowing How Your Genetic Test Result Impacts Your Health
Speaker: Megan Bell, MS, CGC; Cassie Hajek, MD
 Dec. No lecture

All lectures held 7-8 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Sanford Imagenetics Courtyard
1321 W. 22nd St., Sioux Falls

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Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (ASGCGP)

ASGCGP is an American College of Genetic Counseling-accredited, two-year Master of Science program for graduate students aspiring to become genetic counselors. The program involves classroom learning, hands-on participation and clinical rotations.

Medical Resident Rotations in Genetics

A medical resident rotation in genetics gives medical residents the opportunity to be part of the clinical genetics team with exposure to medical geneticists, genetic counselors, and lab specialists.

University of South Dakota Graduate School Programs

University of North Dakota Graduate School Programs

Sanford Postbaccalaureate Research Training Award in Precision Medicine and Precision Public Health

Through this two-year fellowship opportunity, recent college graduates receive an unparalleled opportunity to gain hands-on experience in applied research, project management and preparation of material for publication. You can develop real-world solutions for analyzing and managing the “omics” data that is now driving next-generation biological research and medicine.

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Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

SPUR provides opportunities for undergraduate students interested in science careers to participate in laboratory research. During this dynamic summer program, students apply classroom knowledge by working in a laboratory under the supervision of a principal investigator and interact with research teams including graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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Sanford Imagenetics is looking for support from the best and brightest in the fields of internal medicine and genetics. The first-of-its-kind in the nation, Imagenetics integrates genomic medicine into primary health care. Through precise genetic testing and counseling, internal medicine physicians receive unprecedented patient-specific information, which is used to provide the most effective treatments for each person’s unique DNA.

Sanford Health Jobs


Put your degree to work and gain quality, hands-on experience with an innovative leader in the health care industry.  As one of the largest health systems in the nation and largest employer in the Dakotas, Sanford Health has 28,000 employees across nine states, giving you plenty of opportunities to learn from experienced professionals.

Internship Requirements

Must have good human relations and communications skills; must be able to follow procedures and instructions given by the leadership staff.

Must have strong problem solving, leadership, and analytical skills.