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About Renal Dietitians (RPG)


RPG Leadership 2018

Mission

Empowering members to be the nation’s leaders in nephrology nutrition.

Vision

RPG members are the valued source of expertise in nephrology nutrition.

Strategic Plan 2016 - 2019

Goal 1: The public trusts and chooses RPG members as the food and nephrology nutrition experts.

  • Objective 1: RPG has a strong public presence on a global, national and local level as the premier source of nephrology nutrition.
  • Objective 2: RPG drives initiatives and influences stakeholders in the nephrology community.

Goal 2: RPG members optimize the health of individuals and populations served.

  • Objective 1: RPG promotes advocacy of nephrology nutrition issues on a global, national and local level.
  • Objective 2: RPG supports research and resources impacting nephrology nutrition.
  • Objective 3: RPG develops relationships with organizations to maximize collaborations on nephrology-related concerns.
  • Objective 4: RPG supports evidence-based nutrition guidelines for nutrition practice and education

Goal 3: Members and prospective members view RPG as vital to professional success.    

  • Objective 1: RPG provides relevant clinical resources, valued initiatives and programs.
  • Objective 2: RPG supports members’ professional growth and development.
  • Objective 3: RPG embraces new technologies for communication and education.
  • Objective 4: RPG actively promotes the opportunities in the nephrology nutrition field.

Goal 4: RPG’s Executive Committee manages the practice group resources to carry out its mission, vision and program of work.

  • Objective 1: Evaluate current practice to enhance member satisfaction while maintaining or reducing costs.
  • Objective 2: Encourage and mentor a balanced and professional leadership and volunteer pool within RPG and the Academy.
  • Objective 3: Ensure that RPG has the financial resources to implement plans and programs to align with its mission, vision and program of work.
  • Objective 4: Review & update Guiding Principles and Structure.

Renal Dietitians (RPG) includes Registered Dietitians who provide renal nutrition therapy interventions and nutrition education/counseling in dialysis facilities, freestanding clinics, hospitals, private practice and community education.

Renal Dietitians is a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.