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2014 Distinguished Service Award Recipient: Wade Nilson

The South Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants (SDAPA) receives nominations annually for the Distinguished Service Award. This award was established in 2007 to recognize outstanding achievement of Physician Assistants in the state of South Dakota. This year's recipient is Wade Nilson of Vermillion, SD. Wade was nominated by his peers last year to recognize him for his dedication and hard work.


South Dakota Physician Assistant of the Year Award

SDAPA PA of the Year

2013 Physician Assistant of the Year
Robert Leonard , PA-C from Deadwood, SD.

The nominator will be given the opportunity to present this award to the award recipient. Award Criteria is listed here.

Supervising Physician Award of the Year

SDAPA Supervising Physician Award of the Year Award

2013 Recipient
Dr. Tony Berg, Family Practice Associates, Winner, SD

SDAPA has now created an award honoring a Supervising Physician in South Dakota. This yearly award recognizes one South Dakota Physician, nominated by South Dakota PA's, who works with and currently practices medicine in South Dakota. Use this form (pdf) to nominate your Supervising Physician today.

Membership Application (PDF)

Phyisician Assistants working in South Dakota — Become an SDAPA Member today!!


South Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants

Mary B. Nafus, Executive Secretary
120 S. Madison Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501

605-224-1203
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