National Rural Health Association

Improving the Health of 62 Million Rural Americans

11th Rural Quality and Clinical Conference


July 15-17, 2015

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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.

Rural Quality and Clinical Conference agenda

Click here to view the 2015 final conference agenda. 

Click here to view the 2014 final conference agenda.

Click here to view the full 2013 conference agenda with session descriptions.

Click here for the final 2013 conference agenda.

SRHA Leadership Conference

July 14-15, 2015

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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.


Travel support awards (scholarships) for the Rural Quality and Clinical Conference have now all been awarded.

Contact Laura Hudson with any questions.

Registration information

Register online, or download the registration form to mail or email.

Register for both the QC and SRHA conferences and receive an additional $100 discount.  (not applicable for road trip and student discount rates)

QC Conference rates

Early (before June 22)
$269 member
$369 non-member*

After June 22

$319 member
$419 non-member*

Road trip rate for attendees from North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin or Minnesota
$149 for members
$249 non-member*

Students (Click here for requirements to qualify for the student rate)


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

SRHA Leadership Conference rates

Early (before June 22)
$189 for member or non-member

After June 22

$239 for member or non-member

(Click here for requirements to qualify for the student rate)


The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel

225 Third Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN  55401


NRHA’s discounted room rate is $145 single or double plus tax (currently 13.4 percent).
Discount deadline is June 22 or when rooms sell out.

Alternate hotel suggestions if the Depot Renaissance is sold out:

Aloft Minneapolis
900 Washington Ave.
(612) 455-8400
4 blocks from Renaissance Depot

The Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection
215 4th St. S
(612) 340-2000
4 blocks from Renaissance Depot

The Grand Hotel Minneapolis
615 2nd Ave. S
(612) 288-8888
6 blocks from Renaissance Depot

TownePlace Suites Minneapolis
525 N 2nd St.
(612) 340-1000
8 blocks from Renaissance Depot

Best Western Plus/The Normandy Inn & Suites
405 S 8th St.
(612) 370-1400
8 blocks from Renaissance Depot

Hampton Inn & Suites
19 North 8th St.
(612) 341-3333
12 blocks from Renaissance Depot

Travel Planning

The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel is 8 miles north of Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP). Info on ground transportation is available via the airport website.

Cab fare from the airport to the hotel is approximately $35 each way (contingent upon traffic).

For approximately $2 the Metro Transit Light Rail System blue line will take you from either airport terminal to the Government Plaza Station & Platform. Then walk .28 miles northeast to the hotel.

The hotel does not offer an airport shuttle.

Sponsors and advertisers

Exhibitors and Sponsors

For information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, review the 2015 Rural Quality and Clinical Sponsorship Opportunities.

Contact Kathy Siress with exhibitor registration questions.

Contact Laura Hudson with content or conference questions.


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 and contact Larry Bedell to learn more.

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