Welcome.

This is the 27th year of the West Virginia Rural Health Conference, the only rural health conference in the state.

The conference features national and state best practices speakers, provides continuing education to physicians, attorneys, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, dentists, community health educators and others, and is an unparalleled opportunity to network with others interested in improving rural health care in West Virginia.

The theme of this year’s conference is
Country Roads – Moving WV Rural Health Forward.

WHEN: OCT. 9 – 11

WHERE: Doubletree Hotel, Huntington, West Virginia.

CONFERENCE TRACKS:

  1. Leadership/Policy Track
  2. Clinical Track
  3. Wild Wonderful Healthy WV/Innovation Track

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Before Sept. 1 = $250
After Sept. 1 = $300

Registration fee includes all conference materials and meals as listed on the conference schedule.

REQUEST AN INVOICE


Organizations registering multiple employees can register and request to be sent an invoice.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Proposals are now being accepted to present at the 2019 conference.

THE MINI-CONFERENCE

Presentation proposals are also being accepted for our 2019 mini-conference, Oct. 8.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

For students and community members.
Deadline for applications: Sept. 13

RESEARCH DISPLAYS

Students, faculty, health professionals and community members can submit abstracts of projects/research for presentation. 

FULL MENU OF CONFERENCE PAGES

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

Before Sept. 1 = $250

After Sept. 1 = $300

Registration fee includes all conference materials and meals as listed on the conference schedule.

VISIT OUR REGISTRATION PAGE

Organizations registering multiple employees can register and request to be sent an invoice.

REGISTER NOW VIA INVOICE

 

Proposals are now being accepted to present at the conference.

VISIT OUR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PAGE

Presentation proposals are also being accepted for our mini-conference, Oct. 8.

VISIT OUT MINI-CONFERENCE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PAGE

 

Opportunities for conference sponsors and exhibitors are now available.

DOWNLOAD OUR SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS FORM TO LEARN MORE

Due to the enormous success of the past four West Virginia Rural Health Conferences, the WVRHA has decided to provide a mini-conference the day prior to the 2019 WV Rural Health Conference.

VISIT OUR MINI-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PAGE TO LEARN MORE

For students and community members.

The scholarships cover the cost of conference registration, and recipients are also afforded lodging at the conference center if the recipient resides 50 miles or more outside the conference area.

The application deadline for scholarships is Sept. 13.

APPLY NOW

 

Students and residents in training are invited to submit abstracts of rural health projects/research for podium or poster presentation.

Faculty, health professionals and community members are invited to submit abstracts of rural health projects/research for poster presentation only.

The deadline for submissions is Aug. 30.

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT NOW