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As the State Office of Rural Health, the Michigan Center for Rural Health is universally recognized for our expertise on rural health throughout the state by combining creative and visionary education, service, and research.

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CE Credits Awarded This Past Year

Rural Michigan Opioid and Substance Use Summit

Join us July 20, 2023 at Ellison Place in Gaylord, MI as a conference attendee or as a sponsorship partner/exhibitor.

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Happy EMS Week

The staff at the Michigan Center for Rural Health would like to wish a Happy EMS Week to Michigan's rural EMS professionals and providers.


Education Resources

MCRH offers educational programming from Project ECHO clinics, to Grand Rounds, to EMS Webinars with CE credits available for those attending.

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Strength of Rural Spotlight Series

The #StrengthofRural Spotlight Series shines a bright light on rural communities in Michigan, highlighting their resiliency and a strong sense of community. The strength of rural communities lies in their residents and their ability to rise together. This spotlight series will highlight organizations and individuals that provide innovative solutions to address health disparities and the social drivers of health in their communities.

Have an organization or individual you would like us to spotlight? Scan the QR Code or email Laura Mispelon, Social Drivers of Health Manager at



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