NRHA's Rural Hospital CMO Certification Program 


Physician leadership is paramount to the success and health of rural hospitals and communities. With the constantly changing healthcare landscape, there has never been a more crucial time for CMOs to have the tools, knowledge, and network of peers and experts they need to thrive in their roles.  These are things you don’t learn in medical school. 




Kick Off: October 9th at 4 pm EST!

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Build Your Confidence & Network

Create a nationwide network of like-minded individuals who understand your context! Grow confidence in your knowledge, skills, and in YOURSELF!

Created with You in Mind

Our curriculum is based on input from successful rural hospital CMOs who have lived the experience.

Created by rural hospital CMOs for rural hospital CMOs. 


This curriculum was developed by asking successful rural hospital CMOs this question:  What do you know now that you wish you would have known then?

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Physician leaders are unique. Physicians have been trained to take care of patients and provide leadership in doing so. Providing leadership within a rural hospital however is different, one of the resounding reasons for the creation of this program. 

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