South Dakota Chapter ACEP


Rapid City Emergency Svcs
PO Box 9069
Rapid City, SD  57709


Scott Vankeulen, MD

Stephanie Jankord
Executive Director

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What is the South Dakota Chapter ACEP?

South Dakota Chapter ACEP is your local connection to the emergency medicine network of physicians working for you. Many of the issues that affect your practice of medicine are determined at the national level. However, more and more, important issues are decided at the state level. South Dakota Chapter ACEP is your state advocate for emergency medicine. South Dakota Chapter ACEP works for the highest principles of our specialty to the benefit of our physicians and patients together. It is a democratic organization with elected officers and a board of directors. South Dakota Chapter ACEP is a unifying force for emergency physicians facing practice challenges in all their wide variety, in a setting of rapid change. South Dakota Chapter ACEP is a respected, expert and united voice of reason.

South Dakota Chapter ACEP is YOUR voice!! 

Who is South Dakota Chapter ACEP?

The South Dakota Chapter ACEP is one of 53 chapters that are chartered by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). It is a diverse group of practicing emergency physicians. They include academicians, private practice physicians, large group, small group, individual physicians, board certified, non-board certified, rural, urban, residents, medical students, democrats, republicans, independent, young fresh members, and older mature members. This diversity and unity gives us strength to pursue our common goals.

South Dakota Chapter ACEP is YOU!! 

Who can be involved in South Dakota Chapter ACEP?

Would you like to be involved? Chapters bring members together to address the full range of issues facing emergency physicians. Chapters advocate for the rights of physicians and their patients to ensure delivery of the highest quality emergency care. In addition to advocacy, chapters also provide:

  • Continuing medical education through meetings and resources
  • News and information
  • Local networking opportunities
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Liaison relationships with the state medical society and other local organizations
  • Public education activities

One of the important values of chapter membership is having your rights and interests represented at the state government. As a unified professional organization we take steps to empower emergency physicians and protect our patients.

Chapters work to form relationships on a state level, resulting in open communication, increased visibility, and inclusion with agencies and organizations such as the state health department, state legislature, the hospital association, and the state medical society.

South Dakota Chapter ACEP needs YOU to be involved! 

What are the goals of South Dakota Chapter ACEP?

South Dakota Chapter ACEP is committed to protect the longevity and future of individual physicians, our patients, and emergency medicine as a specialty. We promote policies that preserve the integrity and independence of emergency medical practice. We represent the interest of all South Dakota Chapter ACEP emergency physicians. South Dakota Chapter ACEP supports emergency physician representation within medical organizations and academic institutions. South Dakota Chapter ACEP represents the interest of all South Dakota emergency physicians. 

South Dakota Chapter ACEP WANTS YOU!

Rest in the knowledge that South Dakota Chapter ACEP is taking care of your business, so you can get to the business of taking care of people.

For more information, please contact us today. 

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