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Meet the new South Dakota Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the South Dakota Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Eric A. Larson, MD, FACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2023. As Governor, Dr. Larson will serve as the official representative of the College for the South Dakota Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Larson will be working closely with Dr. Allison (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


Eric A. Larson, MD, FACP

Medical School Education: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training: Internal Medicine

Certification: Internal Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Care

Present Position: Sanford Clinic General Internist; Interim Chair, Internal Medicine, USD

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Vice Governor; Membership Committee; Student and Resident Committee; Finance Committee; Executive Committee; Gladiator Team; Planning Committee; Coordinator, Doctor’s Dilemma, State Meetings

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2008

Other Appointments/Activities: Interim Chair, Internal Medicine, USD; Chair, Clinical Department, Sanford, Sioux Falls; Director, Transitional Year Program; Outpatient Clinic Coordinator, IM Residency; Guidelines Committee, CPIC; Many Medical School Committees

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise:
General Internal Medicine; Education; Pharmacogenetics