Sanford School of Medicine
We are dedicated to exceptional student education, providing thoughtful and inspirational pathways leading to Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy in Basic Biomedical Sciences degrees. With a faculty noted for its clinical expertise and scholarship, our students emerge as highly proficient physicians and health care leaders.

Stories From Our School

  • VERMILLION, S.D. -- Three members of the faculty at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine were recently honored by the American College of Physicians (ACP), South Dakota Chapter.
  • Image of Tyler Hemmingson at his desk talking with RISE-UP student Nishita Dsouza
    It’s a demanding and meaningful undertaking. The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine’s Center for Disabilities is partnered with a select and distinguished group of institutions from across the country aiming to solve a vexing, vital and ongoing...

South Dakotan, M.D. Magazine

Issue:Spring/Summer 2016

Read features on the Sanford School of Medicine, its students, alumni and faculty. The current issue features:

  • Preparing skilled physicians to serve South Dakotans.
  • Dr. Lonnie Waltner Black Bag Chronicles.
  • The Westons Extraordinary Contributions.
  • Remembering and Honoring Dr. Chester McVay.

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South Dakotan MD Magazine