System Executive Director, Pharmacy
Jesse Breidenbach, PharmD, is the System Executive Director of Pharmacy for Sanford Health, the nation’s largest rural health care provider. Dr. Breidenbach has been with the organization since 2006, starting as a staff pharmacist and consistently serving in region and then enterprise pharmacy leadership roles. He has more than 20 years of experience as a pharmacist and in pharmacy leadership.
During his career at Sanford, Dr. Breidenbach has been instrumental in launching the 340B program across the organization and in implementing a standard 340B TPA. In addition to leading 340B strategies, Dr. Breidenbach leads pharmacy strategy and standardization for inpatient and outpatient pharmacy services. His work with the 340B program has helped Sanford Health expand its services through its vast rural footprint and benefit other organizations in need of specialty pharmacy services.
Dr. Breidenbach serves as Co-chair of Sanford’s Enterprise Formulary Committee and serves on several professional advisory boards and other Sanford enterprise committees.
Dr. Breidenbach received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from North Dakota State University in Fargo and completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at MeritCare Health System in Fargo.