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Annual Rural Health Conference

May 8-11, 2018 New Orleans, La.

NRHA's Annual Rural Health Conference is the nation's largest rural health conference, created for anyone 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.

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    2017 Annual Rural Health Conference agenda

    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 8 directly prior to the Annual Rural Health Conference.

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    Exhibitors, sponsors and advertisers
    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.

  • icon-building Accommodations

    The Marriott New Orleans Hotel is located at 555 Canal St. in the heart of the French Quarter, 16 miles from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

    NRHA’s discounted rate is $215 plus tax (currently 13% plus $3 per night city occupancy tax). The hotel discount deadline is April 16 or when rooms sell out. NRHA events consistently sell out early so don’t delay in booking your room.

    Fraud alert
    Some NRHA’s members have been contacted by companies claiming to represent NRHA in booking hotel reservations for this conference. This is unfortunately a widespread problem in the meeting industry. NRHA does not use a third party booking service, and hotel reservations can be booked directly.