Aspen Center Rapid City Campus

Medical School Campus

Rapid City is the second-largest city in the State of South Dakota, sheltered by the Black Hills, and hundreds of miles of hiking trails. With five national parks and monuments within an hour’s drive, you’ll be close to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial, Badlands National Park, Custer State Park, two national caves and many more popular destinations.

  • Located in the Aspen Building in Rapid City
  • Began providing training for medical students in 1948
  • Third- and fourth-year students can complete clerkships on campus
  • Current administrative offices, telecommunications rooms, conference rooms, research area and lab were completed in 2001

Rapid City Student Ambulatory Clinic

  • Located at multiple sites in Rapid City
  • Two students are assigned to the same primary care specialist
  • Majority of time is spent in clinic


Matthew Simmons, M.D., Campus Dean


Stephanie Oates (, Senior Secretary
Linda Renner (, Secretary
Sharon Saunders (, Campus Education Coordinator

Contact Us

Rapid City Campus
Sanford School of Medicine
640 Flormann, Suite 120
Rapid City SD 57701