Sandra Stover

Assistant Professor


Dr. Stover joined the faulty in 2018, after 28 years as a family physician in Grand Marais, Minnesota. Her full spectrum rural practice included maternity care, emergency services, end of life care and an appointment as the Cook County Coroner. Her current role at the Medical School includes teaching clinical skills, working as a faculty member of the Rural Physicians Associate Program and serving as a preceptor with the Duluth Family Practice Residency Program.


MD, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
BS, Magna cum laude, University of Minnesota Duluth
Major: Biology

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Bush Fellowship,
Duluth Graduate Medical Education Council, Residency
Duluth Family Practice Residency

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine,
Medical License, State of Minnesota
Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS),
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS),
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO),

Honors and Recognition

Golden Shovel Award 2020-2021, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program
Recognition for Teaching in Family Medicine 2020-2021, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program
Teacher of the Year 2020-2021, Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program

Professional Memberships

Lake Superior Medical Society
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Lake Superior Chapter
Minnesota Medical Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Hessil, K., Ortiz, E., Friedrichsen, S., Emery, R., 2022. Post delivery care: limited at rural hospitals without active obstetric services. Minnesota Medicine: Journal of the Minnesota Medical Association, 105 (1): 26-29. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States:
Lasswell, J., Friedrichsen, S., Emery, R., "Outcomes of a rural-focussed family practice residency: Exploring influences impacting obstetric practices". Journal of Regional Medical Campuses, Duluth, United States:
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Stover, S. L., Owen, M., (Presenter), Onello, E., (Presenter) "Introducing and Threading Core Concepts of Dicersity, Inclusion and Social Determinants of Health for Early Learners", 2022 Conference on Medical Student Education, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Virtual, January 26, 2022.
Greminger, A. K., (Speaker), Stover, S. L., (Speaker), Woll, A., (Speaker), Miller, J., (Speaker) "All I Ever Really Needed to Know I Learned From Simulation", Simulation 2019: Collaborate, Create, Elevate, Health Partners Clinical Simulation, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. September 27, 2019.



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Administrative Contact

Linda Liskiewicz,