National Rural Health Association

Improving the Health of 62 Million Rural Americans

37th Annual Rural Health Conference

Las Vegas sized

April 22-25, 2014

Las Vegas, Nev.

NRHA's Annual Rural Health Conference is the nation's largest rural health conference, created for all of those with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members and more.

Conference agenda

Click here to view a full conference agenda with session descriptions.

Rural Medical Educators Conference

The annual Rural Medical Educators Conference will held April 22 in Las Vegas, Nev., directly prior to the Annual Rural Health Conference. Please click here for more information.

Blood drive registration

NRHA will host its first blood drive in Las Vegas and appointments are preferred.

For more information and to schedule your appointment, go to and enter the sponsor code “NRHA."

All donors will receive two tickets to the Marc Savard Comedy Hypnosis show at Planet Hollywood.

Experience Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas?  Click here for ways to turn your trip to the conference into a vacation.


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.

Registration information

Conference rates:

Early (before March 31)
$675 member
$775 non-member*

After March 31
$775 member
$875 non-member*

* Price includes a one-year complimentary membership for first-time NRHA members.  Click here to register online, or here for a form you can fax, mail or e-mail.



Paris Las Vegas
3655 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV, 89109 

The Paris Las Vegas is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, across from the Bellagio's famous fountains, adjacent to Planet Hollywood, and linked by promenade to Bally's Las Vegas.  McCarran International Airport (LAS) is just 5 miles away.

NRHA's discounted rate is $149 per night plus tax, currently 12%. Click here to book your reservation on-line or call 877.603.4389 and reference National Rural Health Association or group code SPNRH4.  Deadline is Monday March 31 or when rooms sell out.  NRHA conferences always sell out early, so don't delay booking your room.

NRHA does not share attendee or exhibitor contact information. If you receive a call to book your conference hotel room, it is a scam. Instead, use the link and phone number provided on this page. 

Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers


The exhibit hall is now sold out and we are no longer taking wait list requests.  

Please contact Kathy Siress to be notified of future conferences.

Click here for a current list of exhibitors.


Advertisers and Sponsors

Don't miss the opportunity to increase your visibility in the rural market with a conference program ad or sponsorship. NRHA offers sponsorships for all events, providing a valuable opportunity for your organization to gain visibility. Ads in NRHA's conference program and Rural Roads magazine are great ways to get your company's name in the hands of 800 attendees.  Download NRHA's current Visibility Guide or contact Larry Bedell to learn more.

Annual Conference recaps

Click here for session materials from the 2013 Annual Conference in Louisville, Ky.

Click here for session materials from the 2012 Annual Conference in Denver, Colo.

Click here for a recap of the 2011 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas.  

Click here for a recap of the 2010 Annual Conference in Savannah, Ga. 

Click here for a recap of the 2009 Annual Conference in Miami Beach, Fla.

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