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Academy members have access to a wide array of member benefits and resources — from complimentary CPE opportunities and evidence-based tools, to prospects for networking to engage you professionally. Membership makes a difference and helps you practice, advocate and lead within the profession.

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Membership Types and Qualifications

Annual Dues: $234.00
Processing Fee: $25.00
Membership Year: June 1-May 31

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Active Membership is available to any person who meets one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Is a registered dietitian (RD); registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN); dietetic technician, registered (DTR); nutrition and dietetic technician, registered (NDTR); or has established eligibility to write the Registration Examination for Dietitians or Dietetic Technicians, administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
  • Has completed a dietetics program (Plan IV, Plan V, Didactic, Graduate, Dietetic Internship, Coordinated, AP4 or Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway [ISPP] programs) that the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) has accredited or approved. Must submit a Verification Statement identifying ACEND Program Completion
  • Has completed an associate degree program for dietetic technicians that ACEND has accredited or approved. Must submit a Verification Statement identifying ACEND Program Completion.
  • Has earned a master's or doctoral degree and holds any one degree (baccalaureate, master's or doctoral) not through an ACEND accredited Graduate Program in one of the following areas: dietetics, food and nutrition, nutrition, community/public health nutrition, food science and/or food service systems management. A U.S. college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must confer degrees used to satisfy membership qualifications. Must submit an Original Transcript or Confirming Statement (of highest degree earned) from the Registrar; or an Original Transcript Confirming Degree in Specified Area. (Note: If the highest degree was obtained in one of the above specialty areas, submit that transcript only.)
  • Is an active member of the Dietitians of Canada (DC). Must submit a letter from the DC Registrar confirming active membership.

Privileges of Active Membership: Active members whose dues are not in arrears shall be entitled one vote in each matter subject to member vote and are eligible to hold elected and appointed offices and positions at the national level. Active members shall be eligible to hold elected and appointed offices and positions at the affiliate level as designated by the affiliate dietetic association.

Career Starter Dues Program

This program offers reduced dues rates for members in their first five years of Active category membership eligibility. Dues increase incrementally each year for up to five years to help you get established in the profession. The Career Starter Dues Program allows you to renew your Academy membership at a significantly reduced rate, giving you the financial flexibility and time to learn how to take advantage of the various services the Academy offers.

The graduated dues are offered in a tiered structure based on your RD/RDN or DTR/NDTR eligibility date on file with the Commission on Dietetics Registration. Graduation date can be used in lieu of eligibility date for those who do not pursue a CDR credential. Student members who recently established eligibility for a CDR credential will automatically be moved into this program and Active category membership during the next membership renewal cycle.

Please email the Academy's Member Service Center or call 800/877-1600, Option 1. Representatives are available weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Central time).

Career Starter Program

Annual Dues: $58.00
Processing Fee: None
Membership Year: June 1-May 31
Note: This category carries a eight-year limit.

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Student Membership is available to any person who meets one or more of the following qualifications:

  • Is a student enrolled in an ACEND-accredited or approved dietetics program who does not meet requirements for Active membership. Must submit a Statement of Student Status.
  • Is a student enrolled in a U.S. college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in a program that ACEND has not accredited or approved. This classification is available to students who state their intent to enter an ACEND-accredited or approved program. Must submit a Statement of Student Status.
  • Is a current Active member returning to school on a full-time basis for a baccalaureate or advanced degree or to complete an ACEND-accredited or approved dietetics program. Annual verification required (not included in eight-year term limit). Must submit a Statement of Student Status. Returning Student Application Form required annually.

Privileges of Student Membership: Student members whose dues are not in arrears shall have a right to vote in national or affiliate elections and be eligible to hold appointed positions at the national and affiliate levels if a resident of the United States or US Territories. Student members shall not have a right to hold elected positions on the national or affiliate levels.

Not sure if your dietetics or supervised practice program qualifies you for student membership? Search for accredited and approved education programs.

Student Member Highlights

Annual International Dues: $170.00
Annual International Student Dues: $58.00
Processing Fee: $25.00 (not required for International Student)
Membership Year: June 1-May 31

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Emerging Economy Dues: Individuals qualifying for International membership residing in countries classified as lower middle income or low income by The World Bank are eligible for an emerging economy dues adjustment. Email us for additional information.

Note:  In accordance with U.S. sanctions laws, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics cannot accept as members persons from the countries embargoed by the United States, including Iran, Syria, Cuba, North Korea and the Crimea region of Ukraine, or who are subject to any U.S. list-based sanctions.
International membership is available to any person who:

  • Has completed formal training in food, nutrition or dietetics received outside the United States and US Territories, verified by the country's professional dietetics association and/or national regulatory body. Must submit International Verification documentation.
  • Is a student enrolled in a food, nutrition or dietetics educational program outside the U.S. that is not a college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and is not accredited by ACEND. This classification carries a six-year limit and is available for international students who state their intent to complete formal training in food, nutrition or dietetics outside the United States and US Territories as verified by their education program.

Privileges of International Membership:

  • International members may be members of committees and attend meetings. International members shall be entitled to vote and eligible to hold elected office at the affiliate level.
  • International student members shall be entitled to vote at the affiliate level but shall not have a right to hold elected positions on the national or affiliate levels.

The Academy is unable to process applications for membership without International Verification documentation. If you are unable to obtain a signature for the International Member Verification Form, email for acceptable alternate document options. The International Verification documentation must be provided within 30 days of application (or a notification must be received from the applicant within 30 days advising when it will be returned). If International Verification documentation is not provided or if you do not qualify for Academy membership, the Academy will cancel the application and refund payment.

Annual Dues: $117.00
Processing Fee: None
Membership Year: June 1-May 31

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Available to any dietetics professional qualifying for the Active membership category who is:

  • No longer gainfully employed (defined as making equal to, or more than, the current Federal poverty level for an individual) in dietetic practice or education and is at least 62 years of age.
  • On total (permanent) disability. Must submit copy of the Social Security Determination of Disability Form or statement from a medical doctor attesting to your disability and its permanence.

Privileges of Retired Membership: Retired members whose dues are not in arrears shall be entitled to the rights of the Active membership category with the exception of programs that are member category specific.

Interested in moving to the Retired member category? Contact the Academy Member Service Center by email or phone at 800/877-1600, Option 1 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Central Time) for assistance. The representative will ask for confirmation of your retirement status and your birth date to verify eligibility. Your membership category will be changed and you can then renew over the telephone, request an invoice to renew with a check by mail or opt to login and renew online.

Annual Dues: $170.00
Processing Fee: $25.00
Membership Year: June 1-May 31

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Practitioners in a wide variety of fields related to health care, sports and fitness, and food, culinary and school nutrition may now join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as an Academy Associate. Associates have access to extensive benefits, including the Academy's Evidence Analysis Library, professional publications, networking opportunities and preferred pricing on resources and conferences.

Available to any person who meets one or more of the following qualifications:

  1. Has a valid U.S. license or certification as:
    • Certified Culinary Professional*
    • Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP)*
    • Certified in Comprehensive Food Safety (CCFS)*
    • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)*
    • Certified Midwife (CM or CMN)
    • Certified Professional—Food Safety (CP-FS)*
    • Certified Sports Medicine Practitioner*
    • Clinical Psychologist (LCP or CP)
    • Clinical Social Worker (CSW, LSW or LCSW)
    • Dental Hygienist (BS-DH, RDH or LDH)*
    • Dentist (DDS or DMD)
    • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
    • Occupational Therapist (OT)
    • Pharmacist (RPh or PharmD)
    • Physical Therapist (PT)
    • Physician (MD or DO)
    • Physician Assistant (PA)
    • Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS or RS)
    • Registered Nurse (RN)*
    • School Nutrition Specialist (SNS)*
    • Speech-Language Pathologist (CCC-SLP)

* Indicates proof of related degree required in addition to proof of license, or certification in the specified profession. Other professional designations only require proof of license, training or certification.

2. Has a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree from a U.S. college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) in agriculture, biochemistry, computer science, family and consumer science, home economics, hospitality and tourism, hotel restaurant and institutional management, microbiology, public health or public policy. Requires submission of original transcripts or confirming statements from the registrar for qualifying degree.

Privileges of Associate Membership: Associate members whose fees are not in arrears shall have access to applicable Academy benefits, products, and services and be eligible to hold appointed positions at the national, affiliate (state), and dietetics practice and member interest group (DPG and MIG) levels, with the exception of those listed below.

Associate members shall NOT have the right to:

  • Hold elected positions on the national, affiliate (state), and dietetic practice group and member interest group (DPG and MIG) levels
  • Vote in national, affiliate (state), and DPG/MIG elections

Associate members are not eligible for the programs, products or services below:

  • Listing in Find a Nutrition Expert directory
  • Post to member blogs
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration's (CDR) Certification Courses
  • Discounted professional liability insurance through the Member Advantage Program

Special Note: The Academy is unable to process applications for membership without required documentation. Documentation must be provided within 30 days of application (or a notification must be received from the applicant within 30 days advising when it will be received). If documentation is not provided or if you do not qualify for Academy membership, the Academy will cancel the application and refund payment.

Member Benefits

Awards and Recognition

Foundation programs and funding opportunities available to Academy members include scholarships, awards, fellowships, research grants, and disaster relief funding, while the Academy offers its National Honors and Awards program and its Fellow (FAND) program. Foundation opportunities for Academy members include:

  • Scholarships - opportunities for students at all levels of study ($500 - $25,000 in value).
  • Awards - including recognition, continuing education, program development, and international awards ($150 - $30,000 in value).
  • Research Grants - opportunities to obtain funding for research that elevates the profession ($1,000 - $20,000 in value).
  • Disaster Relief Funding - available to Academy members affected by FEMA-declared disasters (applicants may request up to $2,500 in value for personal rebuilding efforts and up to $500 in value for professional and continuing education activities).
  • Fellowship Opportunities - opportunities to help the Foundation address the greatest food and nutrition challenges now and in the future.

Career Building

Academy membership provides access to a variety of resources that help take your career to the next level at any stage — from student to seasoned professional.

  • Compensation and Benefits Survey of the Dietetics Profession: A comprehensive report detailing compensation for dozens of core RDN and NDTR jobs, segmented by region, education, experience, supervisory responsibility and much more.
  • Salary Calculators: The online interactive salary calculators offers users an estimate of what practitioners with similar characteristics and in similar situations earn. These essential resources are free to members.
  • EatRight Careers: The Academy's online job board allows you to post your résumé, target your search by specialty or geographic location, respond directly to employer job listings and receive e-mail alerts about new positions — all for free. When recruiting practitioners for your own organization, Academy members receive preferred pricing.
  • Find a Nutrition Expert: The Academy's online referral service is free for any Active category member representing their own private practice, group practice or employer. Consumers and businesses search this site often to connect with members who provide expertise in food and nutrition.

Educational Opportunities

The Academy offers an impressive array of resources to cultivate your skills through multi-disciplinary learning opportunities and enhanced technology. Select from a variety of free and member-priced resources to best fit your professional development needs. Academy members enjoy significant discounts on educational products and programs.

  • Distance Learning - Embrace the benefits of distance learning with exclusive member discounts on a range of resources, including webinars, self-study modules, study guides, Certificates of Training and FNCE® On Demand. Tailor your learning experience to your schedule, pace and preferences, utilizing our diverse and easily accessible educational materials.
  • eatrightCPE - The Academy's online learning management system, eatrightCPE, houses more than 400 products, including FNCE® session recordings, webinar recordings and Certificate of Training programs, with new products available on a monthly basis. Members can conveniently manage continuing education coursework within a single Academy platform and access study guides, practice examinations, tracked course competition progress, CPE certificates (administered and saved automatically), plus much more.
  • eatrightPREP® - eatrightPREP® is a useful tool for anyone preparing to take the RDN or NDTR exams and for educators working with this population. This exam preparation program offers a comprehensive and convenient way to practice answering test questions written by subject matter experts. Both eatrightPREP® offerings reflect the current test specifications for RDNs and NDTRs and deliver personalized performance statistics that help subscribers identify strengths and areas for improvement. Individual subscriptions and group pricing for educators and program directors are available. Educators and program directors receive a usage guide. Free demos provide previews of what to expect from eatrightPREP® for the RDN and for the NDTR.

    eatrightPREP for the RDN includes:
    1000+ pretest and test questions
    3 full-length practice tests
    2 full-length, timed tests that simulate the RDN Exam experience
    500 flashcards

    eatrightPREP for the NDTR includes:
    500+ pretest and practice questions
    2 full-length practice tests
    1 full-length, timed test that simulates the NDTR Exam experience
    60 flashcards

  • Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo® - The Academy's annual conference is the world's largest educational program and exhibition for food and nutrition experts. Members enjoy reduced registration rates, earn CPE, build professional relationships, mingle with colleagues and browse the latest products and services. FNCE® features advanced-level education on the hottest topics, challenges, controversies and breakthroughs in the profession.
  • JAND CPE - Take advantage of free CPE units in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND). Access quizzes online and automatically log CPE credit to your Professional Development Portfolio.
  • Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) Training Program - The Academy offers an NFPE workshop and on-demand modules.
    • Nutrition Focused Physical Exam WorkshopJoin a workshop to gain essential skills to accurately detect malnutrition, including identifying muscle wasting, fat loss, micronutrient deficiencies and fluid imbalances. Participate in live demonstrations, evaluate hand grip strength and receive real-time feedback from trainers. Boost your confidence and proficiency in NFPE through this hands-on training experience.
    • Nutrition Focused Physical Exam On-Demand Modules: These engaging, self-paced modules offer a comprehensive introduction to NFPE. Ideal for dietetics students, interns, educators and practitioners, the modules cover malnutrition basics, detailed assessments and real-world case studies. Perfect for both beginners and those seeking a comprehensive review of NFPE fundamentals.
  • Online Certificate of Training Programs - The Certificate of Training programs consist of multiple cohesive modules that provide in-depth instruction on broad areas of interest in the realm of nutrition and dietetics, with the goal of expanding knowledge, skills and competencies. Each Certificate of Training program takes a deep dive into specific aspects of a topic area. Taken collectively, they provide a comprehensive overview of the topic. Learners must complete all modules to receive the final Certificate. Available Courses: Chronic Kidney Disease Nutrition Management; Excelling in the Retail Food Industry; Policy and Advocacy; and Integrative and Functional Nutrition.


The Academy is an active community of professionals sharing knowledge, skills and ideas. Get ahead by connecting with practitioners in your specialty area or from other food and nutrition fields.

  • Affiliates of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Your state-level association sponsors local education programs, networking opportunities, scholarship fundraising efforts and more. Membership in an affiliate is included in your Academy membership.
  • Dietetic Practice Groups - Join one or more of the Academy's professional interest groups and enhance your specialized knowledge, share practice tips and establish relationships with colleagues from all over the world.
  • Member Interest Groups - Find members with common interests, issues or backgrounds by joining one of the Academy's MIGs, focusing on areas other than practice or geographic location.
  • Mentor Match - Free and open to all members, the Academy's online Mentor Match program will match you with a mentor or mentee who best fits your professional areas of interest, communication style and availability.
  • Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors - This Academy group addresses the broad needs of the dietetics education community. Join NDEP and help educators and preceptors move nutrition and dietetics forward.
  • Social Media - Get updates via your favorite social media platforms and join the conversation by becoming a part of the Academy's social network. "Like" one or more of our Facebook pages; follow us on Twitter/X, Instagram and Pinterest; join our member-only group and follow the Academy’s company page on LinkedIn; and subscribe to our eatright, KidsEatRight and eatrightPRO YouTube channels.

Policy Initiatives and Advocacy

To achieve its vision, the Academy works with policy leaders at every level of government to promote health and reduce the burden of chronic disease through nutrition services and interventions. The Academy’s Washington, D.C. office provides a link between you, Congress, and government agencies.

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee - ANDPAC uses donations — not Academy dues — to support political candidates for federal congressional office and who are aligned the Academy's mission, vision, and public policy priorities in the following impact areas: disease prevention and treatment, lifecycle nutrition, health food systems and access, quality health care, and health equity. ANDPAC is non-partisan and the only political action committee broadly focused on food, nutrition, and health, supporting pro-nutrition candidates for federal office. By making an ANDPAC contribution, you’re supporting the future of the nutrition and dietetics profession and the health of our communities.
  • Action Alerts - Action alerts allow us to bring the Academy's policy issues to the attention of members of Congress and help to raise awareness and add legitimacy to a particular priority issue. Your representatives want to hear from you – take action today.
  • Affinity Groups - Get involved and connect with fellow Academy members to advocate for top policy priorities impacting our profession. Available exclusively for Academy members, affinity groups meet once a month and are forum-based events where staff, policy leaders and members discuss Academy advocacy priorities and strategies, share their experiences, and determine how they can become involved in advocating.
  • Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit - Formerly known as the Public Policy Workshop, the Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit brings together hundreds of food and nutrition advocates in our nation's capital to sharpen their communication skills, take a deep-dive into key policy issues that impact the health of the nation and the dietetics profession, and develop new high-level personal and professional relationships.
  • Nutrition and Dietetics State Advocacy Summit - Affiliate policy leaders and other member advocates from across the country connect for an event that shines a spotlight on the importance of advocating at the state level, the differences in federal and state government and advocacy, as well as how affiliates can build an action-oriented and effective public policy panel.

Practice and Science

The Academy is dedicated to setting the direction for the profession of nutrition and dietetics through practice and science.

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Health Informatics Infrastructure (ANDHII) - This online tool is designed to guide dietetics practitioners through each step of the Nutrition Care Process while building a national quality improvement database with patient outcomes. In addition, it offers customizable charts, reports and visit summaries.
  • Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession - The Academy and its Commission on Dietetic Registration believe it is in the best interest of the profession—and the public it serves—to have a Code of Ethics that guides professional practice and conduct. The current Code of Ethics recognizes the changes in nutrition and dietetics practice and is responsive to trends related to digital health care, social media and the evolving use of other technologies.
  • Evidence Analysis Library® - The Evidence Analysis Library® is an online resource that provides a synthesis of the best available research on various nutrition topics. The EAL® is a series of systematic reviews and evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines developed by nutrition topic experts. Topics include weight management, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, malnutrition and much more. The expert panels follow a rigorous methodology making the EAL® highly reliable and respected.
  • Nutrition Research Network - Make your practice part of meaningful nutrition and dietetics research. This network brings practitioners and researchers together to identify and design research for real-world practice settings. NRN is open to all Academy members and no research experience is required to participate.
  • Position Papers -Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' position papers are critical analyses of current facts, data and research literature on a specific issue. A key feature of the paper is the position statement, which presents the Academy's stance on the specific issue that impacts the public's nutritional status and is controversial, confusing, or requires professional clarification. All Academy position papers are generated from EAL systematic reviews.
  • Telehealth - The Academy's telehealth practice resources include practice tips; information on policy, regulation, and payment; and guidance on technology and telehealth documentation.

Publications and Subscriptions

Academy membership includes subscriptions to peer-reviewed and award-winning publications. In addition, members receive preferred pricing on scientific and practical information resources in print, electronic and web-based formats.

  • Books and Resources - A range of books and resources, including professional reference books, textbooks, pocket guides, ethics modulesclient education materials, and consumer books, are available for purchase in the eatrightSTORE. All Academy-published materials are written and reviewed by RDNs, NDTRs, and other health professionals. Academy members receive a 20-30% discount off retail price on most publications. Many books and resources are also available as eBooks. Download the free eatright eReader app, purchase the eBook in the eatrightSTORE, and then access the eBook version using the eReader app. Academy eBooks include the research- and evidence-based content found in our print publications, plus the ability to add bookmarks, notes, and highlights.
  • Eat Right Weekly - A weekly e-newsletter providing members with ready access to career resources, research briefs, CPE opportunities, Academy updates, policy information, advocacy issues and a variety of other news.
  • Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (JAND) - The Academy's flagship publication is the premier source for information on the practice and science of food, nutrition and dietetics. The monthly, peer-reviewed JAND presents original articles prepared by researchers and practitioners, offers free CPE opportunities and is the most widely read professional publication in the field. JAND, a hybrid access journal offering subscription and open access content, features web-based archives dating back to the first issue in 1925, online articles ahead of print, as well as exclusive online material, including Topic Collections, educational PowerPoint slides for selected articles, audio and video podcasts and much more.
  • MNT Provider - This member newsletter is one of the Academy's essential practice management resources and includes articles on topics such as billing, coding and coverage, practice and business management, changes in health care delivery and payment, Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance reimbursement.
  • Nutrition Care Manual® Products - Nutrition Care Manual® products are evidence-based diet and practice manuals for RDNs, NDTRs, allied health professionals and healthcare facilities. Created and peer-reviewed by expert RDNs, these manuals are accessible via an online platform and continuously updated. Available for purchase by annual subscription with preferred pricing for Academy member
    • Adult Nutrition Care Manual® - NCM® contains information and resources for over 130 nutrition care sections. Features include a customizable diet manual, client education handouts with translations, menu customization and analysis, calculators and much more.
    • Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® - PNCM® covers over 90 nutrition care topics, including normal nutrition for all pediatric life stages, food allergies, nutrition support, neonatal care, developmental disabilities, and weight management. Features include infant formula and feeding recipe instructions, client education handouts with translations, menu customization and analysis, calculators and much more.
    • Sports Nutrition Care Manual® - SNCM® provides easy access to sports nutrition information on many topics, such as vegetarian athletes, weight management, hydration, meal-planning and nutrition for injury recovery and rehabilitation. Features include client education handouts with translations, menu customization and analysis, calculators and much more.
  • Nutrition Care Process Terminology (NCPT) - The NCPT is an online publication containing the most current terminology used in nutrition care and a narrative explanation of the four steps of the Nutrition Care Process – Nutrition Assessment, Nutrition Diagnosis, Nutrition Intervention and Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation. NCPT subscribers have access to the complete terminology lists, term definitions, application resources for each term, matrices for PES statement development and much more. The terminology is available in English, Spanish, Swedish, German, Norwegian, Danish, Chinese (Traditional), French and Portuguese. Preferred pricing is available for Academy members.
  • SmartBrief - The Academy works with Nutrition and Dietetics SmartBrief to provide members with the most relevant news in food and nutrition by curating news from major media outlets, regional newspapers, trade publications and blogs. Two days each week, the brief includes a journal review linking to emerging research, systematic reviews and case studies. NOTE: News and editorial content for this brief is curated by SmartBrief editors and is not selected by the Academy, with the exception of the Academy News section. Opinions expressed in Nutrition and Dietetics SmartBrief are those of the identified authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the Academy. The Academy is not responsible for the content of sites that are external to the Academy. The Academy does not endorse any products, services or advertisers including any organizations included in Nutrition and Dietetics SmartBrief. Linking to a website does not constitute an endorsement by the Academy of the sponsors or advertisers of the site or the information presented on the site.
  • Student Scoop - Student Scoop is the Academy's exclusive student member e-newsletter. Discover what students are doing to gain nutrition and dietetics experience, read about preparing for internships, and learn about member benefits available to you.

Discounts on Products and Services

Take advantage of even more benefits, such as discounts on professional resources and insurance.

  • Academy Credit Card - Apply for the Academy Elan™ World MasterCard® Everyday Rewards Card and take advantage of competitive interest rates and rewards points. Card subject to approval.
  • Professional and Personal Insurance Discounts - Administered by Association Member Benefits Advisors (AMBA), Academy members have access to professional liability insurance available for private practice or traditional employment at reduced member rates that protect against claims arising from real or alleged errors or omissions in the course of professional duties. Members also have access to exclusive savings on auto, home, long-term care, pet and other personal insurance products.
  • Quarterly Continuing Education Discounts - Academy members can enjoy exclusive access to discounts on our most popular continuing education programs throughout the year.

Member Services Contact Information

Assistance for Academy members regarding membership, products, services, and dietetics-related topics is only a call or email away.

  • Member Service Center - Prompt, courteous and professional membership representatives are here to assist you weekdays, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (Central time) via email or by calling 800/877-1600, Option 1. International callers can call +1-312/899-0040, Option 1.
  • Nutrition Information Services - Your source for information and resources on food, nutrition and dietetics-related topics. Send your questions to our staff RDNs or call 800/877-1600, ext. 4784.

Access to benefits may vary based on membership category. Contact us with any questions.

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