On Call is produced by the Healing Words Foundation in association with the Avera Hospital and SDPB TV.

On Call airs on SDPB Television
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. CT
Phone in your question during the show:
1-888-DRONCALL (1-888-376-6225)

Watch archived episodes of On Call and contact Dr. Holm at the website: OnCallTelevision.com

On Call is the only medical program endorsed by the South Dakota State Medical Association and the South Dakota Department of Health. On Call is made possible by major sponsors Avera Health and the South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care. Other sponsors include Brookings Health System, DakotaCare, Avera Heart Hospital of South Dakota, and Swiftel Communications.

On Call seeks to provide accurate and unbiased medical information directly to viewers by answering their questions about specific medical topics. Each week, Dr. Rick Holm discusses a broad range of health care topics with medical experts from across South Dakota.


Dr. Rick Holm graduated from the University of South Dakota, attended the University of South Dakota School of Medicine, and completed his med school training at Emory in Atlanta, Ga. He specialized in internal medicine and became a faculty member at Emory/Grady Hospital before coming back home to the prairie to Brookings, S.D. In addition to practicing full time at the Avera Brookings Medical Clinic since 1981, Rick mentors students and lectures as professor of medicine at the Sanford USD School of Medicine.

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