Annual Meeting & Forum


The National Academies of Practice (NAP) Annual Meeting & Forum boasts highly engaged and interactive participation, with more than 200 attendees from all 14 NAP Academies. The conference includes keynote speakers, educational sessions, interactive group work sessions, and networking. There are opportunities for interprofessional policy discussions, learning about contemporary interprofessional research, engaging in action strategy discussions to advance NAP's mission and vision, networking with colleagues across health professions, engaging with individual academy colleagues, and celebrating and welcoming new distinguished fellows to NAP. 

This year's title is "Laying the Foundation for Boldly Advancing Interprofessional Healthcare in America" and sessions will touch on themes of:

  • Leveraging technology
  • Collaborative teams
  • Advocacy for quality healthcare
  • Relationship-focused care

Our 2018 NAP Forum will be held at the JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead  in Atlanta, Georgia on April 13 - April 14*.


*Exclusive invitation for NAP Members!  In preparation for taking bold steps leading up to our 2019 NAP Forum in DC, you are invited to attend a half-day Advocacy & Media Day pre-session on Thursday, April 12 from 1:00 - 5:00 pm.  You will not want to miss this interactive session to bring the best of advocacy skills toward our mission of advancing interprofessional healthcare in America.

And save the date now for our 2019 NAP Forum will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Washington, DC on March 8th - March 9th. 

NAP is approved by the American Psychologial Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education. NAP maintains responsibility for the Forum  program and its content.

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