SDAPA South Dakota Academy of PAs (Physician Assistants). The SDAPA is a membership organization of PAs. SDAPA South Dakota Academy of PAs membership is also available to nurse practitioners and other interested parties.

The Academy is run by a volunteer board of directors with standing committees for various organizational functions. The organization is a member of the American Academy of PAs, the national organization.

Membership Application

The membership drive is an annual event and starts in December of each year. If you wish to become a member of SDAPA, please click Here.

For a list of available membership levels and descriptions, please click Here.


The Academy sponsors two continuing medical education conferences per year. The spring conference is traditionally held in late February or March in the Black Hills area, and the fall conference is held in September in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For more information about the conferences, including registration, brochures, vendor information and presentations are available in the Events portion of the website.


The address for the SDAPA is:
South Dakota Academy of PAs
Kathy Kocer, Executive Secretary
PO Box 46
Ft. Pierre, SD 57532
(605) 360-2368