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Chair

Susan M. Anderson, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.
Chair and Professor
Program Director, South Dakota Area Health Education Center
Director, FARM Program
Executive Dean/Dean of Rural Health

Carolyn Gilbertson, M.D.
Vice-Chair and Clinical Assistant Professor

Janet Fulk 
Assistant Director, FARM

Faculty

Our department includes 60 academic and 361 clinical faculty throughout the state.

Staff

Chelsey Wilson, Department Manager
Chelsey.Wilson@usd.edu

Jantina Donaldson, Senior Secretary
Jantina.Donaldson@usd.edu

Arica Schuknecht, Program Assistant II, Clinical Foundations
Arica.Schuknecht@usd.edu

Deb Wilka, Senior Secretary
Debra.Wilka@usd.edu

Jenny Wilka, Senior Secretary
Jenny.Wilka@usd.edu

Research

Our faculty members are committed to furthering scholarship in family medicine. They wrote the book, or at least a book chapter, on everything from ambulatory care to health prevention to tropical medicine. We also regularly make presentations at national conferences.

Career Counseling

Our academic and clinical faculty members not only provide a high-quality education for medical students and residents, but they also act as role models to promote family medicine. We hold various activities to answer questions about family medicine, and we are always available to provide career counseling to interested students.