Class of 2018 Nominations Closed On October 27, 2017.

Nominations submitted at this time will be considered for the NAP Class of 2019.  

You will find information below regarding nominating/applying to NAP's three categories of membership:

  • Distinguished Fellow
  • Professional Member
  • Associate Member

Distinguished Fellow

Nominations submitted at this time will be considered for the NAP Class of 2019.

Distinguished Fellows shall require nomination by colleague; application, review and recommendation by the Academy of their profession; and a majority vote of the members of the NAP Council. Nominees shall be US citizens who have an exemplary career of ten years or more, and are committed to interprofessional practice and accessible, affordable healthcare for all. Applicants are judged by distinguished peers to have made significant and enduring contributions in their profession. Election as a Distinguished Fellow shall be for life, upon annual payment of membership dues.

Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow, FNAP
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 Scholar and Fellow, FNAP
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 Fellow, FNAP
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.

Distinguished Fellow Annual Dues $250, in addition to Academy Dues

Nominate a Colleague for NAP Distingushed Fellowship

Nominations submitted at this time will be considered for the NAP Class of 2019.  

To nominate a distinguished professional to one of the 14 Academies, you must be an active NAP member. Nominess should be individuals who are committed to 1) interprofessional practice and 2) accessible, affordable healthcare for all. 

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
  • Know the appropriate category for memebership of Scholar, Practitioner, or Public Policy 


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. 

We encourage you to reach out to your nominee and assist them with the nomination process. Please encourage them to prepare their application for review and ensure they provide information regarding their interprofessional contributions.

As a courtesy, please notify the leadership of the Academy, if you nominated someone to a different Academy, that is not your own.

Unless the nominee opts-out, in the circumstance that the applicant does not meet the qualifications for Fellow, the applicant will be considered for Professional Membership.

Please note: if you are nominating a potential Distinguished Fellow to the Nursing Academy, their application will be processed with the final group of applicants because the Nursing Academy is near the 250 Distinguished Fellow limit per Academy.

Click here to nominate a new Distinguished Fellow
 

Apply to Become a Distinguished Fellow

Applications submitted at this time will be considered for the Class of 2019.

In order to apply for membership in NAP, you must first have an online account. You already have an online account if you have attended an NAP event in the past year, or you have previously applied for membership. If you do not have a user account, please go to New Visitor Registration, create an account, and then proceed to the appropriate membership application below.

To submit an application to become a NAP Distinguished Fellow, you must first be nominated. You may view the current NAP member roster here. In additon to completing the online application and paying the $100 application fee, please submit the following three documents to complete your application:

  • A statement of interest in NAP, describing how you feel membership in NAP may help advance your clinical practice effectiveness and/or professional goals, as well as how you feel you can contribute to NAP and its mission.
  • A 250 word professional biography
  • Your CV

Please email the documents upon completing your online application.

Unless you opt-out, in the circumstance that you are not extended Fellow status, your application will be considered for Professional Membership.

Please note: if you are applying to become a Distinguished Fellow to the Nursing Academy, your application will be processed with the final group of applicants because the Nursing Academy is near the 250 Distinguished Fellow limit per Academy.

Click here to apply to become a Distinguished Fellow

Professional Member

Healthcare professionals from the 14 NAP Academies who take interest in interdisciplinary healthcare issues and have 5 or more years of experience making contributions to their field. Professional Membership does require nomination by self or colleague, review or approval of the Academy. 

Professional Member Annual Dues: $200, in addition to Academy dues

Nominate a Professional Member

Nominations submitted at this time will be considered for the NAP Class of 2019.

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 Professional Member, they will be contacted by NAP headquarters to invite them to complete their application for Professional Membership and pay the $50 application fee.

We encourage you to reach out to your nominee and assist them with the nomination process. Please encourage them to prepare their application for review and ensure they provide information regarding their interprofessional contributions.

Click here to nominte a new Professional Member

Apply to Become a Professional Member

Applications submitted at this time will be considered for the Class of 2019.

In order to apply for membership in NAP, you must first have an online account. You already have an online account if you have attended an NAP event in the past year, or you have previously applied for membership. If you do not have a user account, please go to New Visitor Registration, create an account, and then proceed to the appropriate membership application below.

In additon to completing the online application and paying the $50 application fee, please submitt the following three documents to complete your application:

  •  A statement of interest in NAP, describing how you feel membership in NAP may help advance your clinical   practice effectiveness and/or professional goals, as well as how you feel you can contribute to NAP and its mission.
  •  A 250 word professional biography
  •  Your CV

Please email the documents upon completing your online application.

Click here to apply to become a Professional Member

Associate Member

Associate Members may be healthcare professionals from any field who take interest in interdisciplinary healthcare issues, who may also be an invidiual who;

  • does not meet the requirements to become a Distinguished Fellow or Professional Member
  • a current student
  • currently does not fit under the Academy system

If you support the tenets of interprofessional practice and NAP's mission/vision, please consider joining NAP as an Assocaite Member. No application is required, simly answer a few questions, pay your dues, and you can join today.

Associate Member Annual Dues: $125

Become an Associate Member 
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Please note: if you are nominating a potential Distinguished Fellow to the Nursing Academy, their application will be processed with the final group of applicants because the Nursing Academy is near the 250 Distinguished Fellow limit per Academy.

Membership Categories

Member Recruitment Toolkit

The NAP Membership Recruitment Toolkit was created to assist NAP members in their recruitment efforts. 

You can access the toolkit at this link.

Included:
Toolkit Introduction (start here)
Recruitment One Pager
PowerPoint Template
Talking Points
Peer-to-Peer Email Template