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. – Dr. Jerome Bentz, a family medicine physician in Platte, South Dakota, and a clinical professor serving the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, has been honored as the 2020 outstanding faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine.
VERMILLION, S.D. – To address ongoing health care issues and inequities facing rural South Dakotans, a statewide summit has been scheduled for Sept.10, 2020 at the Arrowwood Cedar Shore Resort and Conference Center in Oacoma, South Dakota.