South Dakota Medicine, the monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the South Dakota State Medical Association, is read by physicians, residents, medical students, hospital and clinic administrators, and other health care leaders. All SDSMA members receive a South Dakota Medicine subscription as a benefit of membership.

South Dakota Medicine presents timely information each month on public health, science, medical economics, medicolegal issues, medical education, legislative affairs and news of the SDSMA. SDSMA members can log in to view the journal online.

View South Dakota Medicine on PubMed (article titles and abstracts, updated monthly).

View full issues through the Medical Heritage Library - a digital curation collaborative among some of the world's leading medical libraries which promotes open access to historical resources in medicine (South Dakota Medicine is available from years 2000 and earlier). The group of collaborating libraries is dedicated to enabling access to historical medical resources. 

View full issues through American Libraries - a collection that includes material contributed from across the U.S and brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain (available from years 2000 and earlier).

View full issues through State Medical Society Journals on the Internet Archive (South Dakota Medicine is available from years 2000 and earlier) - The State Medical Journals Collection encompasses nearly 50 state medical journals collectively held and digitized by the members of the Medical Heritage Library.

The library links above include access to the Journal-Lancet, the South Dakota Journal of Medicine and Pharmacy (1948-1965), and the South Dakota Journal of Medicine (1965-2000). 

For information about how to submit an article to be considered for publication in South Dakota Medicine, click here .

Subscribe to South Dakota Medicine

  • SDSMA members - complimentary

  • Single copy - $8.95

  • Annual subscription - $50 (U.S.) or $65 (foreign)

  • Agency subscription - $40 (U.S.) or $50 (foreign)

Contact Elizabeth Reiss at to subscribe to South Dakota Medicine or fill out this form.


For information about advertising opportunities and rates, click here .