Welcome to NCAHPD

The NC Alliance for Health Professions Diversity (NCAHPD) is an organization of faculty, administrators and students of health schools, health organizations and related institutions committed to enhancing diversity. The organization serves as a clearing house for best practices in promoting health professions diversity in North Carolina.

About UsOur Mission

The NCAHPD is comprised of health schools, health organizations and related institutions throughout North Carolina.

Our Services

We provide a directory of programs that work in increasing diversity and a roster of mentors that may be contacted by those interested in pursuing a health career and require assistance. The organization holds biannual conferences where partners and invited speakers present strategies on diversifying the health professions workforce.

Our Goals

To Improve Access to Health Care

To improve access to health care and optimize outcomes for diverse and underserved populations

To Increase Retention

To increase retention of health professions students

To Serve as a Central Hub

To serve as a central hub/depository/clearinghouse on pipeline programs to increase underrepresented/diverse populations

To Improve Communication

To Improve communication and harmonize efforts related to pipeline programs dedicated to serving underserved communities

To Increase Diversity

To increase ethnic and cultural diversity in the workplace

To Increase Diversity Awareness

To increase awareness of the need for a diverse workforce

We aim to Improve access to health care and optimize outcomes for diverse and underserved populations