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USD Medical School Among National Leaders in Producing Rural Physicians

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VERMILLION, S.D. – According to U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 analysis of medical schools in the United States, the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine ranked No. 6 among the nation’s 160 medical education programs for the percentage of its graduates who practice in rural areas. Read more.

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Sanford announces $300 million for rural health care access

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Today Sanford Health announced a groundbreaking $300 million initiative to transform rural care delivery, improving access to affordable, high-quality health care for generations to come. Read more at their page.

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