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Improving The Health of Rural Tennesseans Through Advocacy, Education, & Service
Join us Wednesday, June 2nd!

One Registration for any/all sessions
(all times central)

8:30-9am Maternal Health in Tennessee; Dr. Kimberly Lamar, PhD, TN Department of Health

9-9:45am - Access to Maternal Health in Rural; Tamara Currin and Mary Nell Bryan

10-10:45 - Impacts on Health Outcomes; Courtney Burgin and Monique Anthony

11-11:45 - Improving Rural Health Outcomes at the State and Federal Levels; Kinika Young and Jacy Warrell

Call for Presentations
We are looking for exceptional presenters to join us at our annual conference November 17th - 19th in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee!

All conference details, including registration, sponsor information, and instructions to apply to present are on our website.

The deadline to submit to present is
June 30th, 2021. Please be prepared to share learning objectives, title, and presenter bios to submit for consideration.
Rural Health Award Nominations Now Open!
Each year RHA of TN recognizes individuals and groups from across the state of Tennessee who have dedicated themselves to the service of others within the field of rural healthcare.

Review our award categories and help us identify exceptional rural health leaders deserving of recognition at our 27th Annual Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN November 17th - 19th, 2021.
Welcome Returning Sponsors!

RHA of TN is proud to have the support of Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development and UT Health Science Center - Graduate Medical Education.
Click the logos to visit their websites.

  • June 2nd - Maternal Health in Rural Tennessee Join us June 2nd from 8:30am - 12:00pm Central time to discuss the status of maternal health in Tennessee and solutions to improve access to care and outcomes. Click to register.

  • June 14-18 Agricultural Safety and Health Course will be held online June. Course fee waivers are available. Click for details.

  • July 27th US-HAMP (United States Hepatitis Academic Mentorship Program) - US-HAMP is a multi-state collaborative learning network to train key state leaders on the implementation of a successful HAMP model in an effort to empower primary care providers in their state to screen, diagnose, evaluate, treat, cure and report hepatitis C outcomes. Current HAMP best practice will be discussed by state leaders in Kentucky and West Virginia. Click for details.

  • November 17th - 19th 2021 - RHA of TN's 27th Annual Conference. Early bird registration is open for our annual conference this November in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Details for guests, sponsors, and presenters are at:
  • Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural Communities Toolkit - Free toolkit of unbranded graphics to be shared in local newsletters and social posts. Click here.

  • Job Board - New jobs from the Centurion Health and National Health Resource Center. View Jobs.

  • Emotional Support Videos for Educators and Others - Tennessee Department of Education released a video series in partnership with Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and others, including RHA of TN. Read More.

  • 2021 DRCHSD Program Introduction and Overview of Application Process The DRCHSD program is a collaboration between FORHP, DRA and the National Rural Health Resource Center and has served 32 hospitals and communities since 2017. The program is open to critical access hospitals, small rural hospitals, rural health clinics, and other rural healthcare organizations and offers nearly $250,000 per year in technical assistance around quality improvement, financial and operational improvement, telehealth, and more. Read More.

  • Tennessee Disability Coalition is establishing affinity Facebook groups, an interactive text message check-in system, and an equipment lending program. Tennesseans will have the opportunity to connect with people with disabilities across the state, nation, and world through our social events. So if you know anyone that would benefit from this connection, please share their survey.  For details contact

  • National Rural Health Association advocates for Provider Relief Funds (PRF) fully aid rural providers combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More.

*Members applying for grants may ask for technical assistance and/or letters of support via this form.
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Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors
for making these events and our annual conference possible
Mailing Address:
PO Box 656,
Decaturville, TN 38329