National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health


About Us

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) was established in 1995 to assist State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) in their efforts to improve access to, and the quality of, health care for 57 million rural Americans.

NOSORH enhances the capacity of SORH to do this by supporting the development of state and community rural health leaders; creating and facilitating state, regional and national partnerships that foster information sharing and spur rural health-related programs/activities; and enhancing access to quality healthcare services in rural communities.

NOSORH Annual Meeting Speaker Proposals

NOSORH invites you to partner with us to bring meaningful education to the 2022 NOSORH Annual Meeting, which brings together federal partners and all 50 State Offices of Rural Health. This year’s meeting will be in-person in Harrisonburg, Virginia, on October 5th-6th, 2022. This year, we are accepting speaker proposals on key rural health topics.


Rural Health Policy Update – May 2022

The White House recently unveiled their Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget request to Congress. Included in the budget request are: $13 million for the State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) program....

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Upcoming Events



Region D Partnership Meeting



National Rural Health Day


Supporting Rural Health Coalitions: Opportunities with your SORH

A fact sheet for rural health stakeholders that are part of, or interested in forming, a community-based health coalition to address local challenges.

Policy Factsheets

Updated State Flex Program Reauthorization and State Offices of Rural Health Appropriations Request fact sheets are now available.