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Mid Shore champion named MD's 2022 Rural 'Community Star'

Every year, the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health recognizes individuals and teams from across the country that work to address the social determinants of health and improve the lives of those who call rural their home. From a national nomination search, one Community Star from each state is named!

Rural Health Learning Opportunities this week....

Rural Maryland Council and Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Transportation Roundtable III

November 17, 2022 9:30 am – 2:30 pm located at Maryland Department of Agriculture, Annapolis, MD​

Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) remains one of the largest obstacles patients face in accessing health care service. To address this issue, the Rural Maryland Council and the Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland will host three roundtable discussions to collect information on existing programs, identify gaps in services and make recommendations on policy changes. At the end of the roundtables, a report will be compiled and delivered to Maryland State administration officials and Maryland General Assembly legislative leaders. For more information click here.

The roundtables will be held in-person and by Zoom teleconference.

Improving Rural Health through Research Dissemination and Implementation​ - 2022 NIH Rural Health Day Seminar​

November 17, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (ET) Virtual Event​

The 2022 Rural Health Seminar centers on the intersection of rurality and other factors that impact how research is implemented with rural populations. The event features expert insights into the effects of social determinants of health, culture, race and ethnicity, sexuality and gender, chronic complex conditions, and the lived environments

Collaboration Carpool: Conversations with Mission-Minded Rural Stakeholders

November 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM EST

Come along for the ride as we welcome a dynamic group of guests, each driving change and sharing stories about the work they’re doing to go the extra mile through collaboration.​

HRSA National Rural Health Day​

November 17, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (EST)

HRSA is celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 17. This year’s theme is “Advancing Behavioral Health Equity in Rural Communities.” Join us on November 17 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET for a discussion with HRSA Administrator, Carole Johnson, and other HHS leaders to hear about what the federal government is doing to increase behavioral health equity in rural communities, including substance use treatment.

Rural Health Clinical Congress Fall 2022​

November 19​, 2022 (Broadcast starts at 8:00 AM CT)

This unique educational event is designed specifically for clinicians serving patients in rural and underserved communities. It will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in conjunction with NOSORH’s National Rural Health Day. Clinicians can earn up to 5.0 complimentary CME/CE credits by participating.

MRHA & CMS Virtual Rural Town Hall

November 21, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (EST) Virtual Event

Please join the Maryland Rural Health Association and the Philadelphia Regional Office of the Centers for Medicare and Medcaid Services (CMS) for a virtual Rural Town Hall. This virtual town hall will be an opportunity to engage directly with CMS on concerns and issues you are currently facing and to hear from CMS about recent updates the agency has taken to help you, our rural community partners. For more details on this virtual town hall please click here and here.

Or dial direct: 833 568 8864 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 161 325 6718

Password: 186731

Replay: "Telling the Stories of Rural Health In America"

If you missed the live event, the replay is now available! Watch as a panel of industry leaders share their perspectives on positive rural health storytelling, followed by a facilitated discussion focused on interests and challenges in communicating about rural health.


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