Norton Sound Health Corporation

About Norton Sound Health Corporation

Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC), a tribally owned and operated, independent, not-for-profit health care organization. NSHC operates the Norton Sound Regional Hospital in Nome and clinics in the 15 villages within the 44,000 square miles that comprise the Bering Strait region.

NSHC was established in 1970 to meet the health care needs of the Bering Strait region’s Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik and Yup’ik people. Its mission is to provide quality health services and promote wellness within our people and environment.


Summercise Intern

May 2017 - August 2017 Nome, AK
“I had the opportunity to engage in a different culture, live in a location completely foreign to Arizona, and make long-lasting friendships. The people of Nome, Alaska are incredible and my experiences in the hospital there are ones that I will remember forever. ”
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