April 20-21, 2023

Rural Health Workforce Development Conference

Conference Information

The Missouri Rural Health Association (MRHA), in partnership with Missouri University School of Medicine and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will host the Rural Health Workforce Development Conference Thursday, April 20 through Friday, April 21, 2023 at the Courtyard Marriott in Columbia, Missouri.

The Rural Health Workforce Conference is ideal for health care practitioners, health care administrators, students, HR professionals, nonprofit organizations, and businesses with a vested interest in rural health care and attracting qualified professionals to serve rural communities. There are no refunds for this Conference.

Workshops and sessions include everything from:

  • Recruitment and retention
  • Policies that affect rural health care
  • Rural suicide prevention
  • COVID-19’s impact on rural communities
  • Building a sustainable rural transportation​ infrastructure
  • And much more!

Event Location & Hotel Reservations

The event will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia (3301 Lemone Industrial Blvd, Columbia, MO 65201). Reserve your hotel stay by phone at 573.443.8000 and include conference code MRH to secure the group rate for accommodations.

Event Summary:

MO Rural Health Association
Start Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
End Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, April 5, 2023

More Information:
Contact Cathy@morha.org

How to Register

Member/Non-Member Registration – $50
Student – FREE

Make Check payable to Missouri Rural Health Association
Mail completed registration form with payment to:
Missouri Rural Health Association
PO Box 232
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Registration/Payment Inquiries: info@morha.org

Refund Policy
There are no refunds for the conference.

Agenda and What to Expect

Speakers at the RHWC will cover a variety of topics focusing on public health, health professions, care coordination, workforce development, and much more. To see the full list of speakers, sessions, and agenda, download the agenda below or visit MRHAssociation.org/conference.

Continuing Education Information being Pursued

Continuing Medical Education
Activity approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Continuing Nursing Education
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission Accreditation.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

A limited number of exhibitor booths as well as tiered sponsorships are available.

Poster Sessions

We are currently looking for poster session submissions. The conference is a joint effort between the MU Rural Track Program and the Missouri Rural Health Association.