Why Join the SDSMA? 

Membership in the South Dakota State Medical Association makes you a part of a dynamic network of practicing physicians, residents, medical students and retired physicians who represent organized medicine at its best. 

The SDSMA is hard at work for you by:

  • Shaping the profession through physician leadership development.
  • Serving as your resource for health care news and information

  • Advocating on behalf of your patients and the profession of medicine

                      We work to improve health care in South Dakota

                      Policymakers need physician input

                      We provide an avenue for physicians to be advocates for their patients at the state and local levels

                      Involvement strengthens physician voices and ability to practice high-quality medical care

    You can see a full list of member benefits here

The SDSMA provides opportunities for members who desire to be a leader, make a difference in their organization, or enhance their personal knowledge and skill set. 

Leadership Opportunities

  • Elected and appointed positions on a variety of SDSMA committees, Policy Council and task forces that lead, study and recommend action on today’s issues.

  • Elected and appointed positions at the district level within the communities our members serve.

  • Elected positions on the SDSMA delegation to the American Medical Association that represents South Dakota on a national level.

  • Serve as Doctor of the Day in Pierre during the South Dakota legislative session.

Professional Development

  • Conferences, webinars and CME activities that address current issues and offer a chance to network with colleagues.

  • Opportunities to learn from and interact with industry experts.

  • A variety of committees focusing on topics ranging from health promotion to legislative issues.

  • The SDSMA Annual Leadership Conference gives all members educational opportunities, networking with peers and experience business and personal professional development.

  • The SDSMA legal staff produces timely updates and advisories on issues important for physicians and their practice which members can access and use.

We know your focus is taking care of your patients, which leaves little time to fight the battles that are facing your profession. That's why the SDSMA is relentlessly working for you and your patients.

Whether it's representing medicine in Pierre and Washington, D.C., the SDSMA has long been a physician's best advocate. The more members we have, the more we can do on your behalf.

Join today and see what a difference SDSMA membership can make to you and your practice! 

Learn more about the benefits of membership

Questions? Email membership@sdsma.org.

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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