National Rural Health Association

Improving the Health of 62 Million Rural Americans

39th Annual Rural Health Conference

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

May 10-13

Minneapolis, Minn.

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.

2016 Annual Conference Call for Presentations

NRHA is soliciting session proposals for the 2016 Annual Rural Health Conference. This is an opportunity to share effective models, policies, research and information and provide your colleagues with insights and best practices addressing many of the access, quality and geographic issues confronted by rural communities.

Entry deadline for concurrent sessions is July 31, 2015 and the deadline for research and poster presentations is January 8, 2016

Visit the Annual Conference call for presentations page for more information and to submit. 

Conference agenda

View the full 2015 conference agenda with session descriptions.

View the 2015 accepted research poster list with descriptions.

Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers

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 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.

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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