News & Announcements

Prescription Drug Abuse

The South Dakota State Medical Association and our partners are committed to providing resources and education to help fight this epidemic in our state. Find resources for patients and providers.

Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

The SDSMA has published two white papers, "Opiate Analgesics for Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain" and "Effective Management of Acute Pain."

COVID-19 Resources

Visit the SDSMA's resource page of COVID-19 information for physicians and other medical providers

South Dakota Medicine

South Dakota Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by the SDSMA. Members have access to full issues online. Are you interested in submitting an article for review? Click here

SDSMA PAC

Support candidates and elected officials who understand and embrace the SDSMA's vision of the future of health care. Learn more.


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  • July152020
    Ad Hoc Committee on Scope of Practice Conference Call, 7 pm
  • Nov52020
    Annual Banquet, Awards and Scholarship Recognition Hilton Garden Inn South, Sioux Falls
  • Nov62020
    Policy Council Meeting Hilton Garden Inn South, Sioux Falls