Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
Avera, the health ministry of the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters, is a regional partnership of health professionals who share support services to maintain excellent care at more than 231 locations in eastern South Dakota and surrounding states.
Our caregivers are supported by the resources and expertise of the region's largest health system. Management and other support services are provided through the Avera Central Office in Sioux Falls, S. D., and its five regional centers: Avera St. Luke's in Aberdeen, S.D.; Avera Queen of Peace in Mitchell, S.D.; Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls, S.D.; Avera Sacred Heart in Yankton, S.D.; and Avera Marshall in Marshall, Minn.
Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.
Working with its partners, Avera shall provide a quality, cost-effective health ministry, which reflects Gospel values. We shall improve the health care of the people we serve through a regionally integrated network of persons and institutions.
In caring together for life, the Avera community is guided by the gospel values of compassion, hospitality and stewardship.