National Rural Health Association

2015 Policy Institute

Nominate colleagues for NRHA's 2015 Rural Health Awards

ribbonEach year NRHA honors outstanding individuals and organizations who have dedicated their time and talents to improving the health and well-being of others. Previous recipients have forged innovative programs, services and solutions while improving rural health delivery, education and research. Nominate your favorite rural health professionals by Feb. 9 so that they may be honored nationally for their contributions to rural health.

Lights, camera, action: NRHA, RAC partner for 3rd photo contest

camerasmallNow is your chance to select Rural Lens winners across three categories: community and people; landscape; and rural health, a new category to highlight rural care. Visit NRHA on Facebook, like our page, and vote by clicking the “like” button on each of your favorite photos every week in January. The grand prize winner will receive an iPad Mini from the NRHA Partnership Program, and the winner in each category will have their image featured in NRHA’s Rural Roads magazine.

Help NRHA honor Rosemary

RosemaryRosemary McKenzie, NRHA's minority liaison and program services manager for 27 years, died in 2011 due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Her passion for rural health was unparalleled. To carry on Rosemary's legacy and honor her memory, NRHA established the Rosemary McKenzie Legacy Award to be presented during the Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference April 14 in Philadelphia. Please consider nominating a colleague or donating in order to fund the award.

Check out the new Rural Roads

rural_roadsThe fall issue of Rural Roads is now online, and it's easier than ever to access, navigate and share your favorite articles from your mobile device. The magazine highlights how shrinking rural representation in states means a growing role for advocates, a rural hospital initiative advancing prenatal care, ways an NRHA intern and longtime advocate Tim Size reach out to rural, one rural hospital’s experience with costly, time-consuming electronic records and much more

Get the news you need with the new NRHA Today

extraNRHA is dedicated to keeping you at the forefront of emerging issues impacting rural health, and the best way to stay ahead is to keep informed. The revamped NRHA Today is a comprehensive enewsletter that delivers the latest and most relevant content to your inbox every Thursday. Sign up today and check out recent issues on the archive page.

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