SDSMA Welcomes You.

The South Dakota State Medical Association is a professional organization representing practicing physicians, residents, medical students and retired physicians who are all dedicated to patient health and advancing the practice of medicine.

Member Benefits


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South Dakota Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal

published monthly by the SDSMA.

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The SDSMA Political Action Committee promotes the improvement of government through the active participation of physicians. The PAC supports candidates who understand and embrace our philosophy and vision for the future of healthcare.

Current PAC Board     Contribute to the PAC

SDSMA Center for Physician Resources Health Leadership Institute

Given the enormous changes now taking place in health and healthcare across the nation, there has never been a greater need for physician leadership. Gain an in-depth knowledge of the role leadership plays in medicine and develop a skill-set for a leadership role within your practice location, health system, and more.

The new cohort begins October 2021 Learn more


The SDSMA is providing resources to help members and the public stay well-informed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Get your  COVID-19 vaccine

See the latest  CDC updates

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

The SDSMA is at the forefront by providing physicians with helpful, evidence-based guidelines for prescribing opiate analgesics to both effectively treat pain and minimize patient risk.

See the SDSMA's white paper for recommended best practices.

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug and opioid abuse and their related consequences pose significant risk and problems to the health of the public. The SDSMA provides a variety of resources.

Provider’s toolkit

Drug storage and disposal

Legal Briefs

The SDSMA has developed more than 50 legal briefs for member physicians on a variety of rules and regulations that apply to the medical profession.

View the entire list of legal briefs for members.

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Upcoming events

South Dakota State Medical Association
2600 W 49th St Ste 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone: 605.336.1965 | Fax: 605.274.3274

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