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Maryland Rural Health Conference

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Please mark your calendar for the 2024 Maryland Rural Health Conference: 

October 20 - 22, 2024 | More details coming soon!

2023 Maryland Rural Health Conference - Thank You!

What a great conference! We hope you left with new connections, ideas, tools, and inspiration. We extend our sincere THANKS to all those who participated in making the conference a huge success! Thank you to our generous sponsors and exhibitors for making the conference possible. Many thanks to the amazing guest speakers, panelists, and presenters for sharing your insights, resources, and expertise. A special thanks to the Conference Planning Committee and MRHA Board of Directors for your help and time. We also greatly appreciate our wonderful volunteers, AV team, hotel staff, and photographers. And thank you to our members and attendees for joining us in Ocean City, MD. We hope to see you at next year’s conference, October 20 – 22, 2024!  

For those who attended the 2023 Maryland Rural Health Conference, please fill out this brief conference survey to provide your feedback. We appreciate your time and insights. Your valuable input helps us plan for future conferences. Thank you!

2023 Maryland Rural Health Conference Presentations: 
Breakout Session One:
Maryland Rural Hospital Pilot Program: Addressing Rural Health Equity on the Upper Eastern Shore
Systems Level Approach to Achieving Behavioral Health Equity
Health Care Workforce Recruitment and Retention: Tools for Everyday Use in Maryland
Health Care Workforce Recruitment and Retention: Tools for Everyday Use in Maryland (PDF version)

Breakout Session Two:
REACH 4 Health – A Multi-Level, Cross sector Approach to Improving Community Health
Sex Work Detailing: Public Health/Law Enforcement Collaborating to Address Substance Use and STIs
Promoting Health Equity in Maryland: Building Capacity and Addressing Disparities

Breakout Session Three:
Panel: Using Public Health Data to Identify and Drive Equity and Inclusivity
Panel: Prenatal Care for Undocumented Individuals Living in St. Mary's County

Breakout Session Four:
Addressing Suicide Risk in the Military-Connected Population

Breakout Session Five:
The Maryland Total Cost of Care Model: Initial and Potentially Replicable Impacts on Rural MarylandBreaking Barriers for Community Wellness Through School-Wide Initiatives & EducationValue Based Care in Rural Communities

Breakout Session Six:How Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPPs) Can Impact Rural CommunitiesPerson Centered Care Management: Building a Bridge to Healthcare Equity

Breakout Session Seven: Medical-Legal Partnerships as a Means to Promote Health EquityParent CRAFT: Online, Evidence-Based Guidance for Caregivers Concerned about Youth Substance UseThe Possibility Shop: If You Need Help, Ask

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