Empowering Teens to Focus on Health Issues in their own Communities

The Force for Health® TEAMS Project is part of the Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC), which introduces students to health related careers while empowering them to address their community's most pressing health disparities.

Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) introduces students to health related careers while empowering them to address their community’s most pressing health disparities. 

We are cultivating the next generation of healthcare professionals for medically underserved communities by introducing students to secure health careers and supporting them every step of the way.

The program is part of the Citizenship Health Institute, powered by the Force for Health® Network, offering free and low cost resources that support the practice of healthier citizenship throughout the globe.

Main HPAC Goals

Build safe-sharing networks that address the SDoH in the community by preparing and supporting Community Champions to self identify the most pressing health concerns in their communities; 

Create alliances of community health partners through a combination of technology, HPAC projects and entrepreneurs to improve health from within communities with community members

To increase the number of diverse students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions

To develop and asses the four C’s by practicing creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication

To help students become knowledge workers and for us to remain competitive as a nation by practicing Wagner’s 21st Century Skills.

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