The National Academies of Practice (NAP) is pleased to announce the election of Patti Andrich, MA, OTR/L, COVT, CINPP as a Distinguished Fellow in the Distinguished Fellow in the Occupational Therapy Academy. Class of 2023 Fellows were welcomed into the National Academies of Practice during the awards and induction ceremony in Washington DC on April 1, 2023.
Founded in 1981, the National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional education, scholarship, research, practice, and public policy. We education and inform our members and others, facilitate collaborative scholarship and research opportunities, recruit, engage, retain, and mentor our network of members and advocate the value of interprofessional practice and improve healthcare and policy for all.
The academies within the National Academies of Practice include: Allopathic and OsteopathicMedicine, Athletic Training, Audiology, Dentistry, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Podiatric Medicine, Psychology, Respiratory Care, Social Work, Speech-LanguagePathology and Veterinary Medicine.
Fellowship in the National Academies of Practice is an honor extended to those who have excelled in their profession and are dedicated to furthering interprofessional practice, scholarship, and policy in support of interprofessional care. As the alliance of professionals collaborating to transform health and well-being, we are excited to bring the new Class of 2023 Fellows on board.
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