SDSMA Welcomes You

The SDSMA 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. Learn more. 

South Dakota Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal

published monthly by the SDSMA. Learn more here


SDSMA Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of SDSMA Awards! 

Promoting 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.

Given the changes taking place in 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. 

 About the HLI

2024 Annual Leadership Conference

Save the Date!

May 31, 2024

USD SSOM students - submit your abstract for consideration at the 2024 Poster Session in Rapid City on May 31

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.


The SDSMA provides legal briefs for member physicians on a variety of rules and regulations that apply to the medical profession.

Legal briefs

For nonmembers, legal briefs are available for purchase.

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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