Kindness. Confidence. Expertise.
Gain skills and hands-on experience that will serve you throughout your career in health care.
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.
Response to COVID-19
As we all work to move forward, we are acutely aware that many have tackled challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The USD Sanford School of Medicine is dedicated to ensuring flexibility in its response to the challenges applicants are facing during this pandemic.
The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine was awarded the 2017 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service, a nationally recognized award that is considered the top honor a medical school can receive from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Stories From Our School
A group of medical students are learning about and practicing rural medicine during a nine-month track at clinics and hospitals in seven small communities across South Dakota as part of the Sanford School of Medicine’s Frontier And Rural Medicine (FARM) program.
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Medical students, residents, fellows, alumni, faculty, staff and friends of SSOM can now proudly display their school pride with SSOM apparel and merchandise.