National Rural Health Association

Improving the Health of 62 Million Rural Americans

NRHA's Health Equity Conference

SD palms 350

May 9, 2017

San Diego, Calif.

NRHA's Health Equity Conference, formerly known as the Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Conference, is one of the National Rural Health Association's fastest growing conferences. One of the only meetings in the nation to focus on health equity issues in rural America, this event offers attendees the opportunity to meet with peers and experts who share unique concerns and interests. This conference is designed for those who are dedicated to bringing quality health care and health care services to this underserved and often under-represented portion of the rural population.

Call for Presentations

Submission deadline: October 13, 2016

Poster submmission deadline: January 26, 2017 

Submission and general Information:

  1. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
  2. Please specify session format, track and topic.
  3. A letter of acceptance will be mailed by mid November for concurrent sessions and mid February for poster presentations. 
  4. Presenters may not use any conference presentation to market products or services; display tables are available for that purpose.
  5. If accepted, presenters must register for the conference and pay the appropriate registration fee. In addition, no honoraria or travel expense reimbursement will be provided for any presenter submitting through the "call for presentations. 

Fill out a submission form in order to be considered for a session at NRHA's 2017 Health Equity Conference. Presentations not submitted through this form will not be considered. Please contact Gaby Boscan at 202-639-0550 with questions.

Registration information

Register online by selecting "2017 Annual Conference" or download the registration form to email, mail or fax.

Conference rates:

Early (until April 13)
$170 member
$270 non-member*
Student $90

After April 13

$270 member
$370 non-member*
Student $130

* Price includes a one-year complimentary membership for first-time NRHA members.


Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive 

The Sheraton San Diego Hotel is located across the street from the San Diego International Airport.  Complimentary shuttle service runs every 15 minutes from 5:30 a.m. to midnight.

NRHA's conference rate is $209 plus tax (currently 10.5%)  Call (877) 734-2726. NRHA conferences always sell out early, so don't delay booking your room.

Website Design and Management by Highpoint Web Design, LLC