The Chapter Centennial Legacy Award celebrates ACP's centennial
by recognizing one seminal chapter member whose service to the
chapter had a significant impact on the chapter's viability. This
individual should exemplify ACP's core values including:
Read about the state awardee and join us in congratulating him.
The South Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians is pleased to nominate Donald W. Humphreys, MD, MACP for the Chapter Centennial Legacy Award.
In the four decades since moving to South Dakota following residency and fellowship at Indiana University, Dr. Humphreys has made an indelible mark on the South Dakota ACP chapter. Within the chapter he has served in numerous roles including Governor from 1987 to 1992. His commitment to the profession and the ACP was recognized with the chapter's Laureate award in 1999.
Many know him for his tireless pursuit of excellence, most notably in teaching and scholarly activities. Dr. Humphreys has received teaching awards from his department, the medical school, and residency programs. His devotion scholarly activity continues as an Emeritus professor. He teaches regularly at the medical school and sponsors an annual poster competition for internal medicine residents. Colleagues and students hold Dr. Humphreys in highest regard for his kindness and compassion. This lifelong devotion to medicine was acknowledged with the state medical association's Distinguished Service Award in 2014.