This program provides support to mature networks of rural health care providers and community health partners to integrate administrative, clinical, technological and financial functions to improve access and quality of health care in rural areas.


September 2021     Marketing in Rural Communities

November 2020     Evaluation Planning to Assess and Inform Your Network and Program Improvement/Outcomes

September 2020 – Adaptive Leadership During Times of Uncertainty

Webinar Resources –

Webinar Links – 

May 2020Community Health Workers: Providing Social Support in a Virtual World


March 2020 – Social Network Mapping and Analysis Webinar  | Recording


December 2019   Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Network Development Program

Engaging and Energizing Decision Makers Webinar     Slides | Recording

Additional Resources:  1.  Leadership Team Charter | 2.  Discussion Protocol for Subcommittee Reports/Requests | 3.  Example Decision Protocol | 4.  Basic Steps of Consensus | 5.  Consensus Flowchart


October 23, 2019    
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) Network Development Program – Kickoff Webinar   

Slides | Recording

Program Meetings

January 16, 2020    
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy’s Rural Partnership Development Meeting
(Technical Assistance Workshops)

        1. Assessing Readiness for Community Transformation Towards a Culture of Health
        2. Tools and Tips for Success with Motivational Interviewing
        3. Motivational Interviewing Case Study