ASPEN is dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism. Founded in 1976, ASPEN is an interdisciplinary organization whose members are involved in the provision of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. With more than 6,500 members from around the world, ASPEN is a community of dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, scientists, students, and other health professionals from every facet of nutrition support clinical practice, research, and education.
To improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism.
ASPEN envisions an environment in which every patient receives safe, efficacious, and high-quality nutrition care.
Safe, efficacious, and compassionate patient careIntegrity
Honest and ethical behaviorInterdisciplinary
Fostering a community of professionals representing all disciplines and areas of interest in nutrition support therapyExcellence
The highest quality research, education, and evidence-based clinical practiceMentorship
Leading the development and training of nutrition support therapy professionalsDiscovery
New ideas and innovation