Vermillion Medical Clinic Family Medicine Physicians, William Dendinger, MD, and Charles Yelverton, MD, will jointly be awarded the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota Class of 1983 Clinical Faculty Award. The award ceremony will take place on May 3 at the Alumni Reunion Banquet at the Sheraton Hotel in Sioux Falls.
The Class of 1983 Clinical Faculty Award was established in 2008 as an award for a clinical faculty member with the Sanford School of Medicine. The award recognizes the critical role of clinical faculty members in preparing future physicians. The award recipient needs to be in clinical practice, active in the medical school, made a significant contribution to the school in teaching and shown leadership in their department or community.
Dendinger and Yelverton have been in practice at Vermillion Medical Clinic since 1989 and 1990, respectively. Both are clinical professors for the Sanford School of Medicine.