URMC / Strong Nursing / Margaret D. Sovie Center for Advanced Practice / Center Goals Center Goals APPs are an integral part of the ambulatory care provided at Strong Memorial Hospital. Provide core services for the APP group at Strong. Promote an organizational structure that supports communication, support, and a sense of commitment to nursing practice within the APP group. Provide strong leadership to the APP group. Seek opportunities to optimize APP contributions to the health care system. Develop strategies to obtain national recognition as a leader in advanced practice providers.