Abstract Deadline has been extended to June 5th, 2010.

This conference will accept abstracts in English or French. The word limit for abstract submissions is 350 words.

Please submit electronically to:
Submit abstract

If you cannot submit electronically, please contact the Scientific Committee chairperson for further instructions:

Dr. Shelley Kirychuk
Chairperson, Scientific Committee

The conference begins on September 23, 2010 with workshops and an evening reception.  The next two days will include keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, poster presentations and meetings.


  1. Policy and Rural Health Research
  2. Health Services Organization and Delivery
  3. Physical and Work Environments
  4. Biomedical and Clinical Issues in Rural Health
  5. Population Issues in Rural Settings
  6. Challenges to Research in Rural and Remote settings
  7. Aboriginal Health (Metis, Inuit, and First Nations)
  8. Partnerships and Networking
  9. Health Professional Education in Rural Settings
  10. Rural Health Issues in a linguistic minority context
  11. Citizen Engagement in Rural Health Settings
  12. Other