2018 Rural Healthcare Symposium

Thursday, April 5, 2018

There are few more urgent issues facing America today than sustaining and improving access to healthcare for our fellow Americans.  This annual event was designed to bring together the brightest minds and most engaged CEOs, thinkers, policymakers and focused government professionals in this arena.

Join healthcare policymakers, executives, entrepreneurs, scholars, and students across disciplines for a series of panel discussions and presentations addressing rural health disparities. The goal: identify ongoing solutions to our local and national rural health crisis.

University of Georgia School of Law
Walker Room, Dean Rusk Hall
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Athens, GA

Registration is Open

This event is free & open to the public. Please register in advance here:

Key Topics

• Rural healthcare administration and management by those "in the trenches"

• Transformative ideas disrupting business as usual in rural health

• Mental and behavioral health shortages in rural areas

• The role of local boards of directors in rural health and rural economic development


You can access video and audio from past symposia below. We've hosted panelists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Rural Health Association, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Medicaid, and hospitals & universities around the country. You can also preview this year's event by listening to our webcast, recorded in February at Atlanta's WABE studios. 

Listen to the 2018 Symposium Preview Webcast

Watch the 2017 Symposium

Listen to the 2016 Symposium

Thank You

This event is co-presented by the University of Georgia School of Law and  Boling & Company, and is made possible through the generous support of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation as well as our corporate & community sponsors.