Benefits of PNPG Membership

Joining PNPG is a smart move for any dietitian with an interest in Pediatric Nutrition. PNPG provides the perfect opportunity to learn from, as well as share knowledge with, 3000+ members who are leaders in the field.

DPG dues are paid annually, along with Academy membership dues. Academy members may join a DPG almost any time during the year by paying appropriate dues. (The last day in February is the end of the period to join a DPG for the membership year ending May 31.) Dues vary depending on the DPG.

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Publications and Newsletters

  • Building Block for Life is a quarterly newsletter publication that provides peer-reviewed articles focusing on child or adolescent nutrition-related themes.


Professional Education

  • Building Block CPE quizzes
  • Training Program Information
  • Meetings
  • Seminars
  • Webinars
  • Webcasts


Mentoring Opportunities

  • The PNPG Mentoring Program is designed to match a Registered Dietitian (RD) in pediatrics who has three or more years of experience in the field with another Registered Dietitian who seeks assistance, guidance, and development within the area of pediatric nutrition.



Specialty Groups (SGs)

Special interest groups support collaboration and sharing of information and expertise among PNPG members. Each SG has a chair and co-chair.
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Infant Nutrition/Breast-feeding with Neonatology
  • Diabetes with Wellness and Weight Management
  • Gastroenterology/Food Allergy with Failure to Thrive
  • Nutrition Support
  • Eating Disorder/Adolescents


PNPG Online Discussions

PNPG Document Library and Links

Awards, Grants, and Scholarships

  • Published Research Award (for PNPG members only)
  • Outstanding Member of the Year (for PNPG members only)
  • Research Grant (for PNPG members only)
  • Creative Nutrition Education Awards (for PNPG members only)
  • PNPG Glenda Bible Memorial Scholarship
  • Dietetic Internship/Approved Preprofessional Practice Program Scholarship