National Rural Health Association

Improving the Health of 62 Million Rural Americans

40th Annual Rural Health Conference

SD night 350

May 9-12

San Diego, Calif.

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

View the full 2016 conference agenda with session descriptions.

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 9 directly prior to the Annual Rural Health Conference.

Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers

Advertisers and Sponsors

Don't miss the opportunity to increase your visibility in the rural market with ads and sponsorships or by becoming a vetted NRHA Partner. 

NRHA offers sponsorships for all events, providing a valuable opportunity for your organization to gain visibility. These sponsorships, ads and partnerships are great ways to get your company's message in the hands of hundreds of attendees. Remember, one-third of all U.S. hospitals are rural facilities.

Download NRHA's Visibility Guide, or contact Larry Bedell to learn more.

Annual Conference recaps

Session materials from the 2016 Annual Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.

Session materials from the 2015 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pa.

Session materials from the 2014 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.

Session materials from the 2013 Annual Conference in Louisville, Ky.

Session materials from the 2012 Annual Conference in Denver, Colo.

Session materials from the 2011 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas. 

Session materials from the 2010 Annual Conference in Savannah, Ga. 

Session materials from the 2009 Annual Conference in Miami Beach, Fla.

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