June 17-18, 2019

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (Map)
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802

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An RFP is sent out in November/December for breakout sessions. Sponsor, exhibitor and participant registration opens in April. 

2018 Conference Objectives

During this conference participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore approaches and models that improve and sustain rural health and address health equity
  • Highlight best practices for quality improvement and financial sustainability
  • Discover innovative community-based solutions for behavioral health access
  • Network to gain knowledge of current and upcoming workforce shortages and initiatives

Target Audience

  • Rural hospitals, long-term care, behavioral health, rural health clinics 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 members
  • Rural Hospital Flexibility Committee members
  • Rural network directors
  • 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, accountable care organization 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

Archived Presentations

2018 presentations can be found by clicking on the "Program" tab above. Then find the session and click on it to access the PDF presentation. They are also in the app.

2017 Presentations
2016 Presentations
2015 Presentations
2014 Presentations
2013 Presentations
2012 Presentations

2018 Participant List

2018 Minnesota Rural Health Conference Participants (PDF - 23 pages)