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
The University of South Dakota has named Dr. Tim Ridgway its new vice president of health affairs and Sanford School of Medicine dean. He will start his new position Sept. 1.
VERMILLION, S.D. – John Fanta, a pillar 3 medical school student at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, was a winner in the 2020 American College of Physicians’ (ACP) poster and case study competition.
VERMILLION, S.D. – Mary Nettleman, M.D., M.S., M.A.C.P., vice president of health affairs and the Sanford School of Medicine dean at the University of South Dakota, has been recognized for her efforts to address critical workforce needs and access to medical care across rura...