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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.

SDSMA Annual Leadership Conference

Thank you to those who attended the 2019 Annual Conference. Save the Date: Join us in Deadwood May 29 for the SDSMA 2020 SDSMA Annual Leadership Conference!

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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. 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."

  • Annual Leadership Conference

    Save the Date! Join us in Deadwood May 29, 2020 for the SDSMA 2020 Annual Leadership Conference!

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.

  • September92019
    SDSMA Foundation Board Meeting 12 pm
  • October152019
    SDSMA PAC Board Meeting 12 pm
  • November72019
    SDSMA Board of Directors Meeting 12:15 pm, RedRossa Pierre
  • November82019
    SDSMA Policy Council Meeting 9 am, RedRossa Pierre