To nominate a distinguished professional to one of the 14 Academies, you must be an active member of NAP. Self-nominations are also welcome.
Qualifications for NAP Distinguished Fellowship are:
Nominees should be individuals who are committed to 1) interprofessional practice and 2) accessible, affordable healthcare for all.
Distinguished Practitioners and Fellows
Individuals who have spent a significant portion (10 years or more) of their professional career in the practice and direct delivery of health care services. They are judged by distinguished peers to have made enduring contributions in their profession.
Distinguished Scholars and Fellows
Individuals with academic achievements such as significant and enduring educational and/or research contribution to practice. They are judged by distinguished peers to have made significant and enduring contributions in their profession.
Distinguished Public Policy Fellows
Individuals who have made a significant and enduring public policy contribution to healthcare practice. They are judged by distinguished peers to have made significant contributions to interprofessional healthcare.
Qualifications for NAP Professional Member are:
An individual is required to have five (5) or more years experience directly providing health care services and making contributions to the advancement of professional practice; and/or have made educational and/or research contributions to practice; and/or have made public policy contributions to practice.
Click the link below to register your nomination and enter the information about your nominee.
You will need to know the following information about your nominee:
- Full Name
- Organization or Practice Name, if applicable
- The appropriate Academy to which they should apply
- Email Address
- Phone Number
After completing the nomination process you will receive a confirmation email.
If you have nominated a New Fellow, they will be contacted by NAP headquarters to invite them to complete their application for Distinguished Fellowship and pay the $100 application fee. If you have nominated a Professional Member, they will be contacted by NAP headquarters to invite them to complete their application and pay the $50 application fee.
If you have any questions, please contact the NAP Office.
(Nominations for the Class of 2017 are closed - any nominations submitted after October 28, 2016 will be rolled over to Class of 2018)