Continuing Education – Community Outreach & Events

Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health

The Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health’s continuing education programs and community outreach events focus on a wide range of topics important to rural health advocates. PORH provides information and resources including: rural migrant and immigrant health, leadership and management skills, community health needs assessments, program evaluation, grant writing technical assistance, and more. In addition, PORH hosts a variety of events and is affiliated with several state and federal partners that host events pertinent to rural health, as well.

Continuing Education and Outreach Calendar of Events

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February 2022

AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

February 6 - February 9

CONNECT IN PERSON WITH RURAL HOSPITAL LEADERS The AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, February 6-9, Phoenix, AZ, brings together top practitioners and thinkers to share strategies and resources for accelerating the shift to a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. Our conference, the largest of its kind, has grown to over 1,000 health care leaders representing nearly 400 rural hospitals and health care systems with a strong presence in rural communities, rural health clinics, and community health organizations. Find more…

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March 2022

Sustaining Public Health in Pennsylvania Through Best Practices and Community-based Initiatives

March 29
Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, 215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA 16801 United States
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Offered by the Pennsylvania Public Health Association, the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health, the Penn State College of Medicine’s Public Health Program, the Society for Public Health Education - Pennsylvania Chapter, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network March 29, 2022 The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center State College, PA The Pennsylvania Public Health Association (PPHA), the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH), the Penn State College of Medicine’s Public Health Program, and the Society…

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June 2022

Announcement and Call for Papers/Presentations: “The Amish and Their Neighbors: A Multidisciplinary Conference”

June 2 - June 4

Nearly 350,000 Amish people live in more than 560 settlements across thirty-one states. As more Amish people become part of a growing number of American communities, the possibilities for creative cooperation, as well as confusion and conflict, has increased. The Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies at Elizabethtown (Pa.) College will host a three-day conference, June 2-4, 2022, to explore issues arising from interaction between Amish communities and surrounding society, including topics such as public health, government regulation, rural economic…

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Rural Health Resource Center Conference

Please also visit the National Rural Health Resource Center Conference Announcements page for upcoming events: National Rural Health Resource Center.

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