Presenter Submissions for IL Rural Health Conference Due March 22nd

The IL Rural Health Association is accepting presentations for their 30th Annual Educational Conference being held Aug. 7-8th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign.  Submission deadline is Friday, March 22nd. The online form is very simply and straightforward. Presentations can be either a workshop, panel discussion or research project and are limited to 45 minutes in length which includes Q and A.  

Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Mental and Behavioral Health Needs in Rural Communities
  • Rural Workforce Development & Recruitment
  • Best Practices: Public Health Departments, Rural Hospitals, Rural Health Clinics
  • Career Advice for Students in Rural Health
  • Coding/Billing
  • Community and Population Health Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Emergency Preparedness Services
  • Grant-Writing Assistance for Rural Communities
  • Quality Improvement Performance Measures
  • Substance Abuse Challenges in Rural Communities
  • Telemedicine in Various Specialties
  • Veteran’s Health Challenges in Rural Settings


  • Academic Researchers
  • Case Coordinators
  • Graduate Students
  • Mental Health Providers
  • Nurses
  • Oral Health Providers
  • Practice Managers
  • Public Health Administrators and Staff
  • Rural Health Clinic Administrators
  • Rural Hospital CEO/Administrator
  • Rural Mid-Level Practitioners
  • Rural Physicians

If you have any questions, please contact Margaret Vaughn, IRHA Executive Director 217-280-0206


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