29th Annual Conference 
"Shining a Light on Rural Health: Advocating for a Brighter Future" 
November 15-17, 2023

As our conference and membership continues to grow, we are excited to host the 2023 Annual Conference at a new, bigger space in downtown Knoxville. Review accommodation details and agenda below.


Draft Agenda

Join us this fall as we welcome a variety of professionals in their field from across Tennessee to present on topics effecting rural Tennessee. The draft agenda is here


Registration for RHA's 29th Annual Conference is now open! 

Early Bird Pricing
(Extended until September 8th)

Member: $175 
Non-Member: $250
Student: $80

Regular Pricing
(After September 8th):

Member: $225
Non-Member: $300
Student: $125
A virtual option will be released closer to time of conference. 
 Register here

Cancellation Policy
If you register and are unable to attend, you can request a refund. The deadline to request a refund is November 1st, 2023. No refunds will be given after November 1st, 2023.

Conference Hotel

Marriot Knoxville Downtown
525 Henley Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902

Located in the heart of the Downtown Knoxville, just a short 26 miles from the Sevierville Tanger Outlets and Pigeon Forge!

Book the discounted room rate of $160 plus tax available to Annual Conference attendees until the October 23rd deadline. There is a limited number of rooms. So make sure to book early!

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Are you interested in being a sponsor at our 2023 conference? View the Sponsor Prospectus here. Fill out the sponsor interest survey here

Academic Poster Contest

Instructions and details about the poster contest can be found here.

2023 Annual Conference Award Nominations

Each year, RHA presents awards to influential programs and people who are improving rural health in Tennessee. The award categories are here and nomination forms here
Nominations have closed for 2023.

Awardees will be announced November 16th on Rural Health Day at our Annual Conference luncheon.

Thank you to our 2023 Platinum Sponsors!