Mission, Vision and Values


Leading the future of pediatric nutrition through education, research, service, and policy/advocacy.


PNPG members are leaders in promoting optimal nutritional health of infants, children, and adolescents.


  • Excellence: PNPG members are involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based principles in nutrition policy, programs, services, and research.
  • Leadership: PNPG members will be recognized as leaders in the field of pediatric nutrition by the Academy, the ANDF, and by other agencies, consumers, health care professionals, and public policy makers.
  • Communications: PNPG will promote timely and effective communication among nutrition and other health care professionals, and to the public.
  • Collaboration: PNPG will promote open dialogue, cooperation, and the sharing of knowledge.
  • Social Responsibility: PNPG will advocate for infants, children, and adolescents on issues affecting nutritional health.
  • Inclusivity: PNPG will demonstrate respect and sensitivity toward and an appreciation for the backgrounds, differences, and points of view of others.
  • Service: PNPG will provide services, materials, and resources to its members and other health care professionals and organizations that promote the mission of PNPG.
  • Family: PNPG will recognize the pivotal role of the family in pediatric nutrition.

Strategic Plan

Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group's Strategic Plan 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Strategic Plan