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To increase the number of individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who are educated, trained and employed in the health professions.

We accomplish this by:

  • increasing awareness of career opportunities in the health professions.
  • cultivating interests in pursuit of health professions.
  • enhancing opportunities to gain access to formal training and education programs in health professions.
  • increasing the probability of success in completing formal training and education programs in the health professions.

Our Vision

NC-HCAP envisions a society with equitable access to culturally competent health care across all demographics irrespective of geographic location (urban or rural) or socioeconomic status – in short, a society where no health disparities exist.