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    155 Scholarships Awarded to Students from the Sutter Health Network

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 - Sutter Health congratulates the 155 students who received scholarships for their 2012-2013 academic year as part of the Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program at Sutter Health. All award recipients have parents or grandparents employed by Sutter Health or an affiliate.

    Scholarship winners attend a community college, four-year university, or graduate program and received awards ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

    The Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program has awarded nearly 4,000 scholarships totaling more than $5.9 million to Northern California students since its inception in 2003. Sutter Health named the program in honor of former longtime Sutter Health CEO Van Johnson. The Sacramento Region Community Foundation administers the program. Sutter awards scholarships annually. Amounts vary based on need and competitive review.

    About Sutter Health
    Serving patients and their families in more than 100 Northern California cities and towns, Sutter Health doctors, not-for-profit hospitals and other health care service providers share resources and expertise to advance health care quality and access. The Sutter Medical Network includes many of California’s top-performing, highest quality physician organizations as measured annually by the Integrated Healthcare Association. Sutter-affiliated hospitals are regional leaders in cardiac care, women’s and children’s services, cancer care, orthopedics and advanced patient safety technology.

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