About Dr. Bosworth

Dr. Annette Bosworth is an informatics physician with a passion to change the world.
As the first South Dakota physician to meet the Meaningful Use standards for Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Dr. Bosworth employed technology to create a channel for information flowing both ways. The ability to submit questions and get rapid replies is the most striking feature of the Portal. Patients have her ear outside the office and well beyond office hours.

She operates a private practice, Meaningful Medicine. It’s a mobile-clinic practice delivering coordinated primary care with an emphasis on prevention and accountability.

Dr. Bosworth also sees patients through Preventive Health Strategies, a non-profit organization focused on providing accessible, quality health care for marginalized populations in Sioux Falls, SD.

She is currently on the Minnehaha County Drug Court Team and supports state and national governing bodies including National Drug Court Institute (NDCI) and Drug Court Initiatives (DCI), along with many other professional organizations focused on promoting recovery to achieve optimal health.

Her dedication extends beyond her time commitment to patients during and after hours. She leads medical mission trips to Haiti and has been known to actually give away the farm in support of causes that matter to her. Visit the Meaningful Heroes website for details.

Dr. Bosworth is certified to provide not only general practice services but is also a recognized expert in nutrition, exercise, and mental conditioning programs. She is the founder of ECHO Kids, an initiative aimed at reducing childhood obesity and lowering rates of childhood diabetes.

She serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota. She is a powerful teacher and public speaker who consistently reaches out to the community through seminars, radio shows, and lectures.

Dr. Bosworth is blessed to share her life with her husband, Chad, and their three children.


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Professional Qualifications:


  • University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD; Doctor of Medicine, June 1998.
  • University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Chemistry, May 1994.

Internship and Residency

  • University of Utah School of Medicine; Internal Medicine Residency, June 1999-June 2001.

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, August 2003.

Medical Licensure

  • State of South Dakota (6055), issued April 11, 2007
  • State of Utah (376915-1205), issued 2001, expired January 2008