Nichole M. Schafer

Nichole M. Schafer, MD

Emergency Medicine

Office Information

About Me

Personal Interests

Playing cello, running, softball, baking, decorating, ultimate Frisbee, hiking, board games



University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, Medical School


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Emergency Medicine

Professional Memberships

South Dakota State Medical Association; American College of Emergency Physicians; Emergency Medicine Residents Association; Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Honors, Awards, etc.

George Rinker Award for Excellence in Anatomy; Alpha Omega Alpha Nominee


Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Cardiac Life Support; Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Advanced Trauma Life Support

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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