Why JOIN THE SDSMA? 

Membership in the South Dakota State Medical Association makes you a part of a dynamic network of more than 2,500 practicing physicians, residents, medical students and retired physicians who represent organized medicine at its best. Read our Annual Report and Membership Guide to learn the full benefits of membership.

The SDSMA is hard at work for you by:

  • Serving as your resource for health care news and information

  • Advocating on behalf of your patients and the profession of medicine; 

  • Providing practice management solutions and access to legal and other services; and  

  • Shaping the profession through physician leadership development. 

The SDSMA provides opportunities for members who desire to be a leader, make a difference in their organization, or enhance their personal knowledge and skill set. 

Leadership Opportunities

Professional Development

  • Conferences, webinars and CME activities that address current issues and offer a chance to network with colleagues.

  • Opportunities to learn from and interact with industry experts as well as topics and speakers from outside of the medical community.

  • A variety of committees focusing on topics ranging from health promotion to legislative issues.

  • The SDSMA Annual Leadership Conference gives all members the ability to gather for continuing education seminars, network with peers and experience business and personal professional development.

  • The SDSMA legal staff produces timely updates and advisories on issues important for physicians and their practice which members can access and use.

We know your focus is taking care of your patients, which leaves little time to fight the battles that are facing your profession. That's why the SDSMA is relentlessly working for you and your patients.

Whether it's representing medicine in Pierre and Washington, D.C., meeting with third-party payers to get you paid, developing practice management tools and seminars for you and your office staff, or creating programs to improve public health, the SDSMA has long been a physician's best advocate. The more members we have, the more we can do on your behalf.

Join today and see what a difference SDSMA membership can make to you and your practice! 

Learn more about the benefits of membership

Questions? Email membership@sdsma.org.