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About Us

nccPA Health Foundation

The nccPA Health Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization that designs solutions for improving the capacity of certified PAs to impact quality and accessibility of health care delivery.  Created by the NCCPA in December 2005, the nccPA Health Foundation is a supporting organization to the NCCPA.  The generous support of NCCPA and donors enables the Foundation to empower PAs and patients to improve health. 

Our Vision

Our vision is to improve the public's health and access to affordable care.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advance the role of certified PAs to improve health.

Our Values

The Foundation:


  • Promotes the PA profession by valuing the critical role of certified PAs in helping assure the best possible patient outcomes and building a health care system that is fair, just, and equitable.
  • Benefits patients by respecting the patient’s central role in our work as the recipient of care.
  • Collaborates with partners by recognizing the importance of interprofessional teams to expand access and promote safe and effective practice.

 

Our Strategic Goals

The Foundation is committed to advancing the role of certified PAs to improve health, and the Board of Directors regularly reviews our portfolio of activities, identifying new priorities, and planning for the future. Our current strategic goals include:

Goal #1
The nccPA Health Foundation will provide leadership to promote certified PAs awareness of mental and behavioral health in whole-person care.
Goal #2
The nccPA Health Foundation will provide leadership to promote certified PAs awareness of the impact of oral health on overall health.
Goal #3
The nccPA Health Foundation will provide leadership to foster certified PAs awareness of professional, ethical practice as a means of supporting high quality care.
Goal #4
The nccPA Health Foundation recognizes the impact of health inequity and provides support and leadership for programs that equip PAs to foster equitable care through grant funding, research, programming and partnerships.
Goal #5
The nccPA Health Foundation is a recognized leader for building capacity, competencies, and skills for certified PAs and for fostering intra- and interprofessional partnerships that advance the PA profession and improve health.
Goal #6
The nccPA Health Foundation sustains its efforts for and on behalf of certified PAs by exploring strategies that foster financial stability and capacity for development as well as advancement for certified PAs.