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Conference Program

Friday, March 22

Mar 22
7:45AM - 4:00PM
Clinical Nutrition: Practice Pearls for the Physician

Special Pre-Conference Course with three focused sessions: critical illness, obesity and wellness promotion, and gastrointestinal/surgical nutrition.


This course will be held the day prior to ASPEN19 at the Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale to allow residents, fellows and practicing physicians to easily attend and learn from experts. While the course has been designed to introduce physicians to nutrition, all healthcare providers are welcome. 

Saturday, March 23

Mar 23
7:00AM - 11:00AM
Postgraduate Course 1: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) (PG1-2019)

An exploration into the fundamentals of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS).

Mar 23
7:00AM - 4:00PM
Parenteral Nutrition Order Writing Workshop (PNW-2019)

The workshop is designed to train clinicians to assess a patient requiring parenteral nutrition (PN) and subsequently initiate and manage the PN therapy for that patient.

Mar 23
7:00AM - 4:00PM
Nutrition Support Fundamentals Course (NSFC-2019)

A comprehensive overview of nutrition support therapy.

Mar 23
7:30AM - 4:00PM
Research Workshop: The Relationship Between the Intestinal Barrier and Chronic Disease (RW-2019)

This workshop addresses an important and evolving field of research with potential for clinical impact that you will not want to miss.

Mar 23
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Postgraduate Course 2: Critical Care – Update on Micronutrient Therapies in Sepsis (PG2-2019)

The course will focus on thiamin, vitamin C, vitamin D, and coenzyme Q10.

Mar 23
12:00PM - 4:00PM
Nutrition for the Practicing Pediatric Clinician: Nutrition Support Challenges in the Intestinal Failure Patient (NPPC-2019)

This pre-conference will present current evidence supporting clinical practices and highlight potential pitfalls in the management of this patient population.

Mar 23
4:30PM - 5:45PM
President’s Address (R10)

Join ASPEN’s 43rd president, Nilesh Mehta, MD, as he kicks off the ASPEN 2019 Nutrition Science & Practice Conference.

Tuesday, March 26

Mar 26
Mar 26
Mar 26
12:30PM - 2:00PM
Obesity and Nutrition Support (T30)