Rural Health Association of Utah (RHAU) is pleased to invite you to a 6 part Project ECHO series

Beginning  January, 10th; Part 1: Addressing Health Equity


This series seeks to broaden the understanding of the inequities commonly seen in rural and frontier Utah, as well as seeking solutions through education and collaboration. All sessions will take place via Zoom, and will be recorded. You can register by clicking this link, or by scanning the QR code below. For more information, or to see past recordings, visit


Project supported by funds made available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (A# NH75OT000059 – Activities to Support State, Local, and Territorial (STLT) Health Department Response to Public Health or Healthcare Crisis. 2021)



2022 National Rural Health Photo Contest Winners

First Place Winner

Photo by Melissa Huntington

Second Place Winner

Photo by Eric Johansen

Third Place Winner

Photo by Lizzie Barlow

Honorable Mention

Photo by Kelsey Toups

Programs and Services

State Office of Rural Health (SORH)

Rural health information clearinghouse, technical assistance and coordination of rural health activities/events in the state Learn more

Primary Care Office (PCO)

Health Professional Shortage Areas, National Health Service Corps, J-1 Visa waivers, primary care needs assessments Learn more

Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX)

Financial and operational assistance, quality improvement, CAH designation, EMS and Population Health Management. Learn more

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)

Financial support and training to assist small rural hospitals (49 beds or less) in the transition to a value based payment model Learn more

State Primary Care Grants Progam (SPCGP)

Financial assistance program for agencies who provide primary care services to the underserved and uninsured. Learn more

Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program (RPLRP)

Student loan repayment program for physicians who contract to work in a rural hospital for two years. Learn more

Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program (HCWFAP)

Student loan repayment program for healthcare providers who contract to work at an underserved facility for two years. Learn more

Behavioral Health Reinvestment Initiative

Educational loan repayment assistance to behavioral healthcare professionals. Learn more

Rural Health Connect

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Healthcare Workforce

Loan repayment programs for healthcare professionals in rural and underserved communities.

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Rural Health Clinics

Utah has 13 Rural Health Clinics (RHC) throughout the state. To learn more, please follow the link below.

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Team Members

Critical Access Hospitals

Rural Hospitals

Success Stories

We believe that our work makes a difference in elevating the capacity of rural and underserved communities to deliver quality health care and here is the proof.

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Our Rural Health Partners


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Multi-agency State Office Building (MASOB) 195 North 1950 West,
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

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Office: 801-201-9462

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