Annual Rural Health Conference

Join NRHA and rural health leaders from across the country for a hybrid event hosted in the Land of Enchantment to help raise the standard for rural health with over 80 innovative, practical, and cost-saving sessions and much more.

NRHA's 45th Annual Rural Health Conference, 7th Rural Hospital Innovation Summit, and associated events are May 10-13 in Albuquerque, N.M. and our virtual environment.

Don't miss NRHA's Health Equity Conference and Rural Medical Education Conference occurring immediately beforehand on May 10.

We want everyone to get the most out of the nation’s largest gathering of rural health pros. That’s why NRHA's 45th Annual Rural Health Conference will be our first hybrid event.

Along with our proud return to live educational and networking opportunities, we will offer a limited virtual option for those unable to attend in person at rates equating to 50 percent of our corresponding in-person rates.

Recordings and provided materials will be available for registered sessions through the virtual event environment for three months following the close of the event.

Scholarships are now available below on a first-come, first-served basis to apply to onsite registration for students and attendees who would otherwise not be able to attend.

“If you’re interested in actively engaging in transformational work on behalf of rural communities, NRHA’s annual events are where it’s at.” – NRHA member Peggy Wheeler

We are so excited to see everyone in Albuquerque this spring – it has been a long time coming.

Date & Time
May 10-13, 2022
Albuquerque, N.M.
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2022 agenda:

Annual Rural Health Conference agenda 

Past agendas:

Medical education and health equity events

The annual Rural Medical Education Conference and Health Equity Conference (formerly the Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference) will both be held May 10 directly prior to the Annual Rural Health Conference.

NRHA certificates of attendance will be available at the registration desk. Attendees may use these certificates with third-party organizations or their employer as documentation of having received conference hours of instruction.

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