Illinois Rural Health Association Happenings 

Rural Healthcare Award Nominations Sought

IRHA is accepting nominations for our Rural Health Care Awards, which will be presented during lunch on August 11th at our Annual Conference in Effingham. We like to honor those who are carrying out our mission every day in the trenches but often get overlooked.

Categories include: Award of Merit (for organizations), EMS Professional, Health Care Practitioner, Administrator, and Student of the Year.

Nominations are due July 15th.

Rural Health Award Nomination Form 2016.doc

IRHA is also accepting nominations for our Rural Physician of Excellence Award, which will presented at a reception in the winner's community this fall. Nominations are due August 1stPhysician of Excellence Award Nomination 2016.docx

Join us for the 2016 IRHA Annual Educational Conference

August 10th-11th, 2016
Keller Convention Center, Effingham, IL

For more information on conference rates and sponsorship opportunities, download the registration formIRHA 2016 Conference Rates.doc  or register online at the link below.

Download the conference brochure.

for the 2016 Annual Educational Conference.

Student scholarships are available.
Scholarship includes Holiday Inn overnight accommodations August 10th, $40 gas card and conference registration fees, which include all meals.

to download the scholarship application.


About the IRHA

First organized in 1989, the Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) is a collaborative association whose mission is to strengthen health systems for rural residents and communities through advocacy, education, networking and leadership.


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