National Rural Health Association

2016 Policy Institute

SRHA Leadership Conference

July 12-13, 2016

Oakland, California

The NRHA sponsored State Rural Health Association Leadership Conference (fomerly known as the Skill-Building Workshop) provides an opportunity for state rural health association leaders to learn from each other and to develop skills for achieving the goals of their own state association.

SRHA representatives should contact Laura Hudson for a registration form. There is no online registration for SRHA representatives.

Registration is not currently open. 


Conference agenda

2016 draft agenda coming soon. 

Click here for the 2015 final conference agenda. 

Click here for the 2014 final conference agenda.


Hotel Information

The Waterfront Hotel

10 Washington Street

Oakland, CA  94607


NRHA’s discounted room rate is $179 single or double plus tax (currently 14.195 percent) and $2.50 per night City Tourism Assessment fee.  Discount deadline is June 16 or when rooms sell out.


Travel Planning

The Waterfront Hotel is located in the historic Jack London Square,  8 miles from Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Average cab fare is $35-$45 depending on traffic.  Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) fare is $7.85 each way, with the closest BART station 3/4 mile from hotel (10 blocks). (12th Street Oakland City Center) The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to the BART station.


Experience the Bay Area

The Waterfront Hotel is located within walking distance (0.1 mi) of the Oakland Jack London Square terminal for the San Francisco Bay Ferry.  It is an approximately 20 minute ferry ride to San Francisco.


Rural Quality and Clinical Conference

July 13-15, 2016

Oakland, California

NRHA’s Rural Quality and Clinical Conference is an interactive conference for quality improvement coordinators, performance improvement coordinators, rural clinicians, quality improvement organizations, and nurses practicing on the front lines of rural health care.

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