Nutrition is Your Competitive Edge

An ASPEN membership arms you with the knowledge and connections you need to succeed in nutrition support. Our international community includes nearly 6,000 dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, researchers, students, and other healthcare professionals from every facet of nutrition support, clinical practice, research, and education.

We offer nutrition support professionals the resources they need to ensure their patients receive the best possible care. Whether it’s keeping up to date on the latest developments in clinical nutrition, earning continuing education (CE) credit through our professional development programs, or connecting with peers, ASPEN has what you need to excel in the field of nutrition support.

Being a part of this community is not only an investment in your career, it's an investment in the future of your patients.



Access to Peers – We’re Stronger Together!

  • ASPEN Member Connect – network online, learn, and get your questions answered!
  • Practice and specialty sections to connect by areas of professional interest
  • Chapters to develop relationships in your local community

Journals to Help You Stay Current

  • JPEN, the premier journal of scientific research on nutrition and metabolic support
  • NCP, a practical focus on the delivery of nutrition support
  • Journal podcasts to keep you updated on the go

Grow and Contribute to the Field 

  • Join committees – contribute to programs; gain experience and leadership skills; and build relationships
  • Get involved! Apply for committee and leadership roles each spring, and participate in short-term opportunities year-round 

Discounted and Free Education and Programs

CME for Reviewers

Free CE/CME Credit Opportunities

Members can earn free CE/CME credits through:


Practice and Research Toolkits to Support You


Get Your Research Funded

Members are eligible to apply for ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation grants, which fund exceptional research submitted by early-career investigators 


    Be Recognized