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.

View the Latest News From NAP


NAP Annual Meeting and Forum

Make plans to attend the next NAP Forum March 30 - April 1, 2023 at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC!

Learn More