Registration is Open!
We welcome everyone interested in rural health to join us for the 2017 Minnesota Rural Health Conference!
June 19-20, 2017
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
Conference registration for participants, exhibit booths, and sponsorship opportunities is open! Early bird rates are available until May 19, 2017. Choose a link below to register for the conference:
- Commit to a sponsorship
- Exhibit space is sold out. You may complete the waiting list form to be notified if space becomes available, or Commit to a Platinum Sponsorship that includes an exhibit booth.
- Register to attend the conference
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2017 Learning Objectives
The conference will provide the opportunity to:
- Discover 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.
Last 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