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April 2017 Center for Rural Health Update


National Healthcare Decisions Day
Governor Doug Burgum signed a proclamation identifying April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day in North Dakota. National Healthcare Decisions Day is the start of a full week dedicated to inspiring, educating, and empowering the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.

Dakota Conference Deadline is Approaching: Register Now for Early Bird Rates
The 32nd Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health is taking place June 13 - 15 at the Holiday Inn in Minot, North Dakota. Early bird registration and payment are due May 12. Register online or by using the printable registration form.

Funding & Other Opportunities

Sign Up for Gateway Research Alerts
The Rural Health Research Gateway provides access to publications and projects funded through the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Alerts provide periodic updates when new publications become available.

National Institute of Mental Health – FREE publications
The National Institute of Mental Health has many free publications on various mental health topics. These publications can be ordered through the Center for Rural Health, free of charge to your organization. Visit NIMH's publications page to learn more, or contact Kristin Trelstad at the Center for Rural Health if you would like to order any publications.


April 20 Statewide CAH Quality Network Meeting
April 25 - 26 National Rural EMS & Care Conference


Focus on Rural Health
Center for Rural Health blog that features stories about rural health leaders and people working in rural North Dakota healthcare organizations.

The Branch
The April 2017 issue of NOSORH’s monthly update.

NIMH Outreach Partners Updates
Newsletter that features new science and services news updates, resources, and funding information.

North Dakota Medicine Magazine
The Spring 2017 issue of the quarterly publication from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Seven Generations Center of Excellence
The Seven Generations Center of Excellence (SGCoE) supports Native Americans working toward becoming or currently serving as mental health professionals. They offer 15 different programs to support students from entry to college through licensure as a professional. There are currently 37 students involved in the SGCoE programs. This summer they are launching the GRE Prep Course. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Prep Program will assist students as they prepare to take the GRE for admission to graduate school.

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