By Peter Carrels
Mark T. Garry, M.D., Rapid City, assistant professor of psychiatry at USD’s Sanford School of Medicine, has been awarded the 2018 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award. This prestigious award, presented to only one of the nation’s medical school faculty each year since 1999 and considered one of the most distinguished recognitions of medical school faculty at the nation’s 151 accredited medical schools, acknowledges a physician who productively mentors, instructs and influences medical students.
Providing psychiatric counseling to children and their families is a relatively unique profession. In fact, there is only one practicing full-time child psychiatrist in all of western South Dakota. His name is Dr. Mark Garry, and his primary clinic is located in a Rapid City elementary school, a setting that is at once unusual, appropriate and inviting. This is one of the few small cities in the Midwest, Garry explained, that has a school-based mental health clinic.
Health and medical students learn about human anatomy thanks to a program managed by the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.
The USD Sanford School of Medicine remembers Fred Stahmann, M.D., Ob-Gyn pioneer in South Dakota and teacher and generous supporter of USD medical students.
Pathology, the oldest residency sponsored by the USD Sanford School of Medicine, celebrated its 60th anniversary at a special event held in Sioux Falls.