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    The SDSMA is a professional organization representing physicians, residents and medical students who are dedicated to patient health and advancing the practice of medicine. Read more about the SDSMA.  
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  • CDL Course OfferingThe National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is a new program requiring all medical examiners who perform physical examinations for CDL drivers be trained and certified. The SDSMA is offering an online training course designed to meet this new requirement. Take a course.

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  •  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.

  • Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

    Download the SDSMA white paper, Opiate Analgesics for Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain.

  • Annual Leadership Conference

    Save the Date! The 2019 SDSMA Annual Leadership Conference is May 31, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Sioux Falls.

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

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We can help you address the core challenges facing physicians by offering resources to help you reshape your practice to improve health care delivery, build leadership skills, and balance work to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • Sept192018
    SDSMA Ad-Hoc Committee on Prescription Drug Pricing Meeting 5:30 pm CT
  • Oct5-62018
    SDSMA Center for Physician Resources Health Leadership Institute Session II
  • Nov12018
    SDSMA Board of Directors Meeting RedRossa, Pierre, 12:30 pm
  • Nov22018
    SDSMA Policy Council Meeting RedRossa, Pierre, 9 am
  • Dec102018
    SDSMA Foundation Board Meeting 12 pm CT