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 multiple 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 for society.


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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$40 for 40 Years of NAP
Consider making a donation to the NAP 40th anniversary fund! 2021 is a special year which marks NAP’s 40th anniversary as an association and we will be celebrating in a big way! All funds given will be utilized to capture and celebrate NAP’s proud history and our promising future. Our campaign is focused on a donation of $40 per member for our first 40 wonderful years, although any donation amount is accepted!
Click here to make a donation

NAP Annual Meeting and Forum

The 2021 Virtual NAP Forum will take place March 18-20, 2021. Registration is now open! 

Learn more about Forum 

Be sure to check out the agenda and activities, available now on The Virtual Forum event page.

Register here