Medical Physician Preparation (MPP) Academy

A Division of the NAPCA Foundation

Empowering students with the tools and mindsets to define their life’s purpose/career path, break through their barriers, and take ownership of their future college and career aspirations.

MPP Academy Goal 2035

Our big goal is to increase the diversity among doctors who are underrepresented in the physician workforce from the current rate of 11% to 20% by 2035. We are committed to building a pipeline of future medical students, as early as 4th grade, that is more representative of the U.S. population.


The NAPCA Foundation is committed to providing our college readiness, academic preparation, and career exploration and planning programs in an environment that supports the health and well-being of all participants while taking every appropriate action to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, NAPCA did not hold its programs on campus in 2020 to keep all participants safe. However, we are already working hard to deliver our programs remotely via Zoom conferencing to the next cohort of students starting in summer 2021. NAPCA will continue to monitor the situation related to COVID-19, along with the evolving public health guidelines and best practices related to delivering events and residential summer and year-round programs.