ASPEN: Leading the Science and Practice of Clinical Nutrition
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.
Safe, efficacious, and compassionate patient care
Honest and ethical behavior
Fostering a community of professionals representing all disciplines and areas of interest in nutrition support therapy
The highest quality research, education, and evidence-based clinical practice
Leading the development and training of nutrition support therapy professionals
New ideas and innovation
ASPEN envisions an environment in which every patient receives safe, efficacious, and high-quality nutrition care.
To improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism.