ASPEN Physician Community

Welcome! This section of the website is created by the Physician Engagement Committee to highlight activities and resources of value to physicians. Please bookmark this page and return often for new content.

Updated August 17, 2021. This page is updated monthly.


Interviews of Senior Leaders, Young Rising Stars and International Colleagues in nutrition will be posted monthly. If you are a physician who works in clinical nutrition and would like to be considered for an interview please contact: Pat Anthony at [email protected]. Co-chairs: Carolyn Newberry, Martin Rosenthal 

Director of Small Bowel Diseases and Nutrition, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Listen to the interview on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify.

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Monthly Key Publication Review
Key publications are brief reviews of high-impact/important nutrition studies. If you would like to write a Key Publications review, please contact Sara Bonnes. For more information see the review guidelines.    

This month's publication: Use of Bedside Ultrasound to Assess Muscle Changes in the Critically Ill Surgical Patient. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Article Reviewer: Paul McCarthy MD, CNSC. Read the review.   

Quarterly Key Publication in
The Physician Engagement Committee in partnership with Nutrition in Clinical Practice will publish thought-provoking and educational nutrition articles spearheaded by physician nutrition specialists. The publication may be a pivotal paper, systematic/narrative review, clinical controversy or clinical dilemma. Proposed article topics will be vetted prior to manuscript preparation. If interested, please contact Jay Patel or Berkeley Limketkai. We are currently seeking authors for June and September 2023.                     



Use this directory to find physicians with expertise in the field of clinical nutrition for research partnerships, speaking engagements, author collaborations, and other academic pursuits. Make sure you are included in the directory. Click here to join. Co-chairs: Steve McClave, Manpreet Mundi 

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Effects of Standard Versus Energy-Dense Formulae on Gastric Retention, Caloric Delivery, and Glycaemia in Critically Ill Patients: JPEN May 2021. Listen

The History of Human Subjects Research and Rationale for Institutional Review Board Oversight: NCP June 2021. Listen

Medicare’s Changing Coverage Criteria for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Listen

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JPEN’s Journal Club

Every issue of ASPEN’s Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), features an article specifically written for journal clubs and to help the participants understand the study design, statistics and analysis of scientific studies. These articles, written by ASPEN member, Ronald L. Koretz, MD, includes questions and talking points to spark discussion and provide a foundation for interesting and engaging meetings.

JPEN Journal Club Articles          Tips for Starting a Journal Club


For more information on the ASPEN Physician Community, contact Pat Anthony at [email protected] or 301.920.9140.