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  • SDSMA Welcomes You
    The SDSMA is a professional organization representing nearly 2,600 physicians, residents and medical students who are dedicated to patient health and advancing the practice of medicine. Read more about the SDSMA.  
  •  Advocacy  Learn more about the SDSMA's advocacy efforts.
  • 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

    Thank you to our sponsors, advertisers and attendees. Learn more about our sponsors and download the SDSMA PAC presentation.

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


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

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.

  • Feb12-142018
    American Medical Association National Advocacy Conference Washington, D.C.
  • June12018
    SDSMA Annual Leadership Conference Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Sioux Falls