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About Renal Dietitians (RPG)

RPG Board 2017-18


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


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 and 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.