2020 MI Rural Health Conference Save the Date

The theme of this year's conference is, "Taking Rural Health to New Heights." Participants will gain knowledge of timely and effective methods to enhance their organization. 


The conference is designed to be of interest to a wide range of rural health advocates including community leaders, clinicians, administrators, board members, public health officials, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, local health departments and others interested in the development of healthcare in their community. 

Participants' conference rates: 

  • Attend Both Wednesday and Thursday- $285
  • Attend Wednesday Only-$200
  • Attend Thursday Only-$85


  • All representatives from each organization are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. 
  • Booking Instructions
    • Make your reservation online here or call 616.776.6463, please reference the Michigan Center for Rural Health to be added to our rooming block. 
    • Stay dates are 5/12/20- 5/14/20
    • Rooms must be reserved by April 12, 2020


As part of the Michigan Center for Rural Health's commitment to reducing paper usage, we will not print or provide paper copy materials for the 2020 Michigan Rural Health Conference. All presentations and conference information will be available on the MCRH website and on the MCRH Rural Health Conference App. 


We will be offering Nursing and Social Work Continuing Education at this conference. Criteria for successful completion: sign in for all sessions you attended on the conference app, and submission of completed evaluations (these are emailed directly to you and can found on the Conference APP).

Michigan State University College of Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91). 

The Michigan Center for Rural Health is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0070. 


All cancellations must be in written format to the MCRH office by Friday, April 10, 2020. Should a guest need to cancel their hotel reservation, please contact Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.  


Victoria Lantzy
Rural Education and Communications Manager
Michigan Center for Rural Health