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We are pleased to share that TN's 2022 General Assembly will allow group events in 2022. We have submitted our event request for March 2, 2022.

Additionally, we are the National Rural Health Associations official organizers for Tennessee's delegation in Washington, D.C. November 8th-10th.

For details about NRHA's Policy Institute and Registration visit their event page.
Rural Health Day Recap

Members and guests of RHA's 27th Annual Conference celebrated Rural Health Day, November 18th, 2021 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

To view award recipients and other event photos, visit RHA's Blog.

All presenter PowerPoint presentations are available in RHA's Resource Center.
Apprenticeship Expansion

Congratulations to TCAT Jackson for being awarded a GIVE 2.0 grant for their Partnership for Allied Health Alliance (PACE) project! Rural Health Association of TN is a subrecipient of this grant to expand our Apprenticeship program to additional counties in West Tennessee.

Sponsor Spotlight

Thanks again to our many sponsors and exhibitors! This year we welcomed ETSU's Center for Rural Health Research as a Gold Sponsor. Say thank you by visiting their website to learn more about their projects and presentations.
  • 2021 Apprenticeship Week Tennessee's Office of Apprenticeships celebrated National Apprenticeship Week November 16th - 18th. Recordings are available on their website, including a section on healthcare. Details here.

  • Economic Innovations to Support Health, Equity, and Well-Being National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Event is December 16th, 11am - 4pm Eastern. Details here.

  • COVID-19's Effect on Access to Care for Underserved Populations Hosted by Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center. December 16th, 1pm Eastern. Details here.

  • National Rural Health Association Policy Institute Join RHA and other members of NRHA at the annual Policy Institute in Washington, DC February 8th - 10th. Details here.

  • Day on the Hill (Tennessee - Members Only) - Save the date for Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022. RHA members will convene the morning of March 2nd, then members will break to visit their legislators. Members wishing to be on the policy committee may do so by emailing Dorshonda Evans at
Radon and Lung Cancer in Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's TN Radon Program and guest Bruce Sneed, Director of Extension at Kansas State University will host a 1 hour event on Radon and Lung Cancer in Tennessee January 21st, 10-11am Central Time.

  • LifeLine Pilots - LifeLine Pilots provides free air transportation for people with medical or humanitarian needs far from home. Their 10-state midwestern region includes Tennessee. View their resources on RHA of TNs blog.

  • UT Health Science Center CE Now - This learning management system includes free CE offerings and the Proper Prescribing of Controlled Substances course meets the requirements for the 2 hours opioid related credits for licensure for APRNs.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Talking Points for Rural Leaders - Developed by the National Rural Health Association. View here.

  • Self-Testing provides information on when, why, and how to use a self-test for COVID-19.

  • How Right Now is an interactive tool that provides resources that support mental health during the pandemic and offers ideas for ways to cope with COVID-19 related stress. More mental health resources can be found here.
MTSU STEMsational Ag: The Virtual Farm

Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Health and Human Services, in partnership with the School of Agriculture’s Fermentation Department, presents “STEMsational Ag: The Virtual Farm”. 

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