Who We Are

NAP is a non-profit organization founded in 1981 to advise governmental bodies on our healthcare system. Distinguished practitioners and scholars are elected by their peers from fourteen different health professions to join the only interprofessional group of healthcare practitioners and scholars dedicated to supporting affordable, accessible, coordinated quality healthcare for all. NAP firmly believes that close collaboration and coordination of different healthcare professions, aligned through a common vision, can advocate for patients and model excellence in interprofessional and preventive care.  NAP is dedicated to lifelong learning from, with, and among different healthcare professions to promote and preserve health and well-being fro society.

Mission

Distinguished professionals advancing interprofessional healthcare by fostering collaboration and advocating policies in the best interest of individuals and communities.

NAP Advocacy

NAP advocates for access to quality interprofessional health care for all, which is best for patients, families, and caregivers because it improves patient outcomes.

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NAP Annual Meeting and Forum

Our 2020 NAP Forum is coming this spring!  It will be held at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego, CA on March 12-14, 2020.  Be sure to save the date!  

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