South Dakota second best state for doctors
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South Dakota ranked the 2nd best state for Doctors

  • June 20, 2023

Doctors and health care services are essential to a thriving community and state. We are fortunate to have wonderful health care amenities and providers in South Dakota. Not only do our health systems provide the best care to our citizens, but South Dakota is one of the best states to practice medicine, according to a ranking by WalletHub.

“In order to help doctors decide where to practice, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 19 key metrics,” the article releasing the findings says. “Our data set ranges from the average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to the quality of the public hospital system.”

South Dakota is the second best place to practice medicine, according to the ranking. See how other states compared and learn more about the methodology at the link below.