This November, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) awarded the USD Sanford School of Medicine with the 2017 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service. It is considered by many to be the top award a medical school can receive.
"The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine has dedicated itself to advancing the state’s highest health priority: Ensuring South Dakotans have access to high-quality, culturally appropriate care,” the AAMC said.
Representatives from the Sanford School of Medicine received the award on November 5 in Boston, Massachusetts.
"The USD Sanford School of Medicine is very fortunate to have the support of the communities of South Dakota," Sanford School of Medicine Dean Dr. Mary Nettleman said. "Without them, we could not fulfill our mission and would not have received this award."
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