Small & Rural Healthcare

Specialty Groups — Small and Rural Healthcare

American College of Small or Rural Healthcare Administrators

is AAMA’s newest college. This shared interest group focuses on the special needs and interests of small or rural healthcare organizations.

ACSRH serves the Profession by

Providing opportunities for specialized education, pertinent information, and connections with your peers in small or rural situations, through:

  • Focused Small and Rural track at the Annual Meeting
  • Members-only listserve, dedicated to small or rural issues
  • The ACSRH Almanac quarterly e-newsletter
  • Quarterly printed journals
  • Networking breakfast at AAMA’s Annual Conference

For the latest ACSRH news, read our newsletters (PDF):

July 2005 Newsletter
Fall 2004 Newsletter

Identifying leadership contacts

If you are interested in participating please add the ACSRH specialty group to your AAMA membership today!

Top Ten Reasons to Join ACSRH

10. If you already belong to AAMA, it costs you absolutely nothing to join ACSRH!
 9. You want to learn more about rural healthcare, regardless of your reason.
 8. You work at a small healthcare facility of any kind (hospital, CAH, SCH, Clinic, RHC, FQHC, Physician Practice, Group Practice, LTC Facility, Home Health Agency, Rehab. Center, dialysis Center, or other.
 7. You work at a rural healthcare facility of any kind (as above).
 6. You currently work in military healthcare, but you plan to transition to a small or rural healthcare organization after your military career. (You may wish to pursue an internship to facilitate this transition).
 5. You grew up in a rural area, and you may go back to a rural area later in your career.
 4. You work at a larger healthcare organization or system, but you practice your specialty in a small or rural facility.
 3. You belong to a specialty College of AAMA, but you practice your specialty in a small or rural facility.
 2. You work in a larger healthcare facility, but you conduct outreach services to a rural area.
 1. Rural healthcare and rural people are “in your heart”, for any reason whatsoever.

Yes! I want to participate in ACSRH.