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Value of Membership

The Academy provides a multitude of products and services designed to help our members develop their skills, advance their careers, and achieve their professional goals. Members can take advantage of the following valued benefits:


  • Publications, including access to the Journal ($385 in value), a free subscription to Food & Nutrition Magazine®, exclusive access to email newsletters, discounts on Nutrition Care Manual subscriptions (up to $167 in savings), and access to all content. 

  • Career and business resources, including the Find an Expert Listing ($249 in value), the Compensation Benefits Survey ($250 in value), and savings on Eatright Careers job postings ($235 in savings). 

  • Educational opportunities, including free CPE in the Journal ($1,080 in value) and through the Academy’s Online Certificate of Training Programs ($375-$240 in savings per program). 

  • Practice, Science and Quality resources, such as access to the Evidence Analysis Library ($250 in value) and access to the Academy's position and practice papers. 

  • FNCE® Early bird registration ($320 in savings). 

  • Scholarships and awards provided by the Academy and its Foundation, such as Foundation scholarships, the National Honors and Awards and the Fellow program. (Exclusive to members) 

  • Networking and knowledge sharing opportunities, including eMentoring and DPG and MIG membership. (Exclusive to Members) 

  • Discounts on products and insurance. (Exclusive to members) 

  • Online discounts. (Exclusive to members) 

  • Nutrition Information Services access, which includes help from staff RDNs. (Exclusive to members)

2020/2021 Academy Active Category Membership: $234

This sampling of benefits: more than $3,000 in savings.

*If you moved from another state, your "affiliate" designation must be changed to "Alaska" in order to become an AKAND member.

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