Minnesota Rural Health Conference

Join us for the 2017 Conference: Shaping Sustainable Solutions

June 19-20, 2017
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)
Duluth, Minnesota

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2017 Learning Objectives

The conference will provide the opportunity to:

  • Discover the approaches to improve and integrate mental health access in rural communities;
  • Provide timely information on making value real for rural;
  • Learn about supporting rural populations with best practices from around the state;
  • Share community-based solutions to address health disparities and inequities; and
  • Develop and access a network of colleagues, students and partners to support the rural workforce.

Target Audience

This year, over 600 people attended the conference, including:

  • Rural hospital, long-term care, behavioral health, rural health clinic and community health center administrators, leaders, staff and volunteers
  • Rural health professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, dentists, behavioral health providers, allied health professionals and educators
  • Rural Health Advisory Committee (RHAC) members
  • Rural Hospital Flexibility Committee (FLEX) members
  • Elected and appointed officials including county commissioners and state legislators
  • Federal, state and local government and tribal health, public health and human service staff
  • Policy analysts and researchers interested in rural health issues
  • Health plan representatives
  • Community leaders and activists
  • Rural health care consumers
  • Health professions students
  • Economic development organizations
  • Extension services
  • Schools and educators
  • Other community partners in rural health
  • Community members welcome

2016 Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations

Contact Us

Please contact ruralhealthconference@ruralcenter.org or call (218) 216-7039 if you have questions about the conference.