Meet Us

Meet our Residents

We make a strong effort to introduce all applicants to the residents they'll be working alongside during their three years in the program. Learn more about the variety of our residents' education, interests, cultures, and why they chose to be a part of the Sioux Falls Family Medicine Residency.

Residents by year

2023 Residents

Meet Jamie

Jamie Baden, MD

AUC School of Medicine

Meet Rebecca

Rebecca Cooper, MD

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Meet Austin

Austin Eggers, MD

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Meet Emily Ruth

Emily Ruth Penning, MD

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Meet Travis

Travis Rath, DO, MS

A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Meet Najmi

Najmi Shahbaz, MD, MPH

Dow Medical College

Meet Victor

Victor Strasburg, MD

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Meet Clara

Clara Strunk, MD

University of Kansas School of Medicine

Meet Marah

Marah VanDiest, MD

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

2024 Residents

Meet Emily

Emily Arnts, MD

Saint Louis University

Meet Colin

Colin Farritor, DO, MBA

Kansas City University

Sara Kanala, MD

Meet Tiffany

Tiffany Kopetsky, MD

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Meet Arna

Arna Mora, MD

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Meet Allison

Allison Rausch, MD

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Meet KC

KC Riley-Schweer, MD

University of Minnesota Medical School - Duluth

Meet Brandon

Brandon Vander Stoep, MD

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Meet Shannon

Shannon VanderKooi, DO

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine