Serve as Doctor of the Day

The SDSMA's Doctor of the Day program is a huge success every legislative session.

During the legislative session, the SDSMA commits to providing a physician member to serve as Doctor of the Day for the South Dakota State Legislature. This volunteer commitment involves one day of service at the State Capitol in Pierre by providing basic medical assistance to legislators and staff as needed.

Thank you the 2022 volunteers!

January 2022 Doctor of the Day volunteers

February 2022 Doctor of the Day volunteers 

March 2022 Doctor of the Day volunteers

Doctors of the Day have the unique opportunity to interact with legislators on the House and Senate floors and get a first-hand look at the legislative process and how it affects the practice of medicine.

Your presence at the Capitol shows legislators not only your expertise but also your concern for the health of South Dakotans. 

If you would like to serve as a Doctor of the Day during the 2023 legislative session, contact the SDSMA office at 605-336-1965 or email

Doctor of the Day guidelines

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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