Sandi Plank, DNP, CNOR, NPD-BC has dual roles as Senior Director Spectrum Health University and Senior Director Spectrum Health Lakeland University. Spectrum Health is based in Grand Rapids, MI, and employees over 31,000 team members. Having spent 20 years as a Registered Nurse, Sandi brings a unique perspective to healthcare learning and development. Sandi leads and drives Spectrum Health University’s learning organization in leveraging Spectrum Health’s mission of improving health, inspiring hope, and saving lives. Sandi works continuously to modernize healthcare learning and development by collaborating with senior leadership to set strategic direction for learning and development throughout the system – directing organization-wide change strategies for which education, training, and performance support are required to achieve changes in behavior. Sandi oversees a broad portfolio of quality, competency-based healthcare education that includes team member training and development; clinical education; leader and physician leadership training and development; simulation-based learning for team members, clinicians, and physicians; outpatient diabetes and nutrition education; and knowledge management.
Dr. Sandra Plank