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Mission and Vision


Deeply committed to health equity in Philadelphia and around the world, CNHP rigorously prepares nurses and health professionals for successful careers through experiential learning and interprofessional research that advance person and family-centered care in all settings and across the life course. Specifically, CNHP works towards greater health equity in Philadelphia and around the world by:

  • Preparing nurses and health professionals to deliver interprofessional care and address the social and structural determinants that prevent many people, and particularly Black and Brown individuals and families, from attaining their full health potential
  • Conducting needed, cross-cutting research on the core problems facing health care and health care systems with particular focus on health equity
  • Providing high quality health services in the community that addresses social and structural determinants of health


Leading in interprofessional nursing and health profession education, research and clinical practice to assure health and wellness for everyone, everywhere