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.


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.

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.

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 Networks

Get updates in your favorite format and join the conversation by becoming a part of the Academy's social network. "Like" one of our Facebook pages, follow us on Twitter, join our group on LinkedIn or subscribe to our EatRightTV and EatRightTVPro YouTube channels. Plus, check out Kids Eat Right on YouTube and Pinterest, or Food & Nutrition Magazine on Instagram and Pinterest.