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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 care.

Our Mission

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

Our Values

 

  • Patients:  We respect the patient’s central role in our work as the recipient of care.
  • PAs:   We value 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.
  • Partners:  We recognize the importance of interprofessional teams to expand access and promote safe and effective practice.
  • Equitable Care:  We recognize the impact of health inequity and support quality care for all.
  • Research and Education: We support the use of evidenced-based information to inform decision-making.

 

 

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 be a leader in promoting and providing resources for Certified PAs’ awareness of mental and behavioral health in whole-person care for patients and providers.
Goal #2
The nccPA Health Foundation will provide leadership and resources to promote Certified PAs’ awareness of oral health and its impact on overall health.        
Goal #3
The nccPA Health Foundation will be a leader in fostering 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.