Member Benefits

When you join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, you automatically become a member of a state affiliate, which entitles you to take advantage of a variety of programs, products, and services offered through the Academy. Our state affiliate is the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AZAND). Members of the AZAND can also join local districts.

Locally, we offer our members opportunities to:

  • Obtain current nutrition information
  • Earn continuing education units
  • Network
  • Strengthen our profession
  • Find or post jobs
  • Become a leader

How do we accomplish this?

  • Advocacy and updates on public policy and legislative issues
  • An annual education conference
  • Meetings throughout the year in individual districts
  • Newsletters
  • Resources available on this website
  • Use of AZAND list-serve offers easy access to nutrition professionals around the state
  • Online membership directory
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Provides leadership opportunities to build skills that increase value as a nutrition professional
  • Provides education and professional development opportunities

National Academy Member Benefits

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers members indispensable programs, products and services at your fingertips. Gain immediate access to career-enhancing resources, including the fully searchable Journal online — with up to 4 hours of free CPE in each issue! Connect with practitioners sharing your specific interests through dietetic and member interest groups and affiliate associations. Become an advocate for the profession — Lead with the Academy!


Career Resources

Scientific and practical information you need for continued career success

Professional Development

Stay informed and earn CPE credit through conferences, workshops, journals and more.


An active community of professionals sharing knowledge, skills and ideas

Evidence-Based Practice

Practice resources and quality management tools developed using science-based research

Information Resources

Practical information and resources you can use to continue your success.

Policy Initiatives / Advocacy

Your voice in Washington, the media and industry policy debates

Discounts and Insurance

Optional value-added benefits and discounts available through partnerships with industry leaders