National Rural Health Association

2015 Policy Institute

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

camerasmallPhotos for the third annual Rural Lens photo contest are now being accepted by the Rural Assistance Center through Dec. 20 across three categories: community and people; landscape; and rural health, a new category to highlight rural care. NRHA Facebook fans will select their favorite photos in early 2015. The grand prize winner will receive an iPad 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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