Nevada State Office of Rural Health

Nevada State Office of Rural Health

Rural Road in Nevada

The purpose of the Nevada State Office of Rural Health (SORH) is to improve access to quality health care for rural Nevada by providing collaborative leadership and resources to health care and community organizations. The Office of Rural Health provides state and national leadership in addressing critical rural health workforce supply and retention issues, rural Health infrastructure, and promotion of graduate medical education. The office looks at unique and innovative models to meet the challenges of rural Nevada. Learn more about the Nevada State Office of Rural Health

Nevada Health Service Corps

Nevada Health Service Corps

The Nevada Health Service Corps, a loan repayment assistant program, is a great benefit for rural physicians.

Nevada Flex Program

Nevada Flex Program

The Flex Program provides grants to states to assist rural communities and critical access hospitals.

Nevada SHIP Program

Nevada SHIP Program

This program provides resources for rural hospitals to implement required financial data management systems.

Nevada Rural Health Day

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) sets aside the third Thursday of every November to celebrate National Rural Health Day.

Coinciding with National Rural Health Day, Nevada's governor signs a proclamation proclaiming a date in November as Nevada Rural Health Day. The Nevada State Office of Rural Health celebrates Nevada Rural Health Day with a yearly summit to educate rural stakeholders regarding rural health issues specific to Nevada.

Another key component of The Rural Health Day Summit is honoring those who provide care to Nevada's rural citizens.

For more information, contact:

Keith Clark
Director, Rural Programs
775-738-3828 x25
kclark@med.unr.edu

Mailing List

Subscribe to our mailing lists to stay informed of the various projects from the Office of Rural Health and AHEC.

The Nevada Office of Rural Health is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H95RH00121 with 75% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the US Government.