Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is pleased to announce that Dr. Sara Pepper has earned board certification by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Pepper has practiced pediatrics at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. since 2018 and is a graduate of the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine.
Dr. Pepper earned certified status by passing the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) stringent certification examination, a test of the physician’s abilities in the field of pediatric medicine. Board certification from ABP is voluntary and is the highest standard in pediatric medicine. Certification signifies that physicians have demonstrated to their peers and to the public that they have the clinical judgment, skills and attitudes essential for providing excellent patient care. To maintain certification, physicians participate in activities that assess knowledge of the latest scientific developments and changes in practice and in specialty areas.
Along with earning her board certification, Dr. Pepper is also now listed as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Fellow is the highest honor of the AAP membership. To earn the status of Fellow, physicians must pass the board certification exam and make an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy for children.
About Yankton Medical Clinic
Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. opened January 1, 1982 as a result of a merger between the Yankton Clinic and the Medical Clinic. Physician-owned and operated, Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is a multi-specialty clinic with 45 physicians, 17 medical specialties, more than 220 employees, four clinic locations, including Vermillion, S.D., Norfolk, Nebr. and two in Yankton, S.D., and serves 15 outreach locations in South Dakota and Nebraska.
About American Board of Pediatrics
The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) was founded in 1933 and is one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties. The ABP is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.