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Welcome!

We hope that you had a great summer and are headed into a productive Fall season. This will certainly be a busy and engaging time for our DPG! As members of the Clinical Nutrition Management DPG, our mission is to empower and support leaders to advance nutrition practices in health care. Every day, we are responsible for developing and implementing nutrition programs that keep pace with and lead the ever-changing health care environment. One way you can support this mission is to visit the Academy’s Action Center and complete the Action Alerts to advocate with our congressional leaders for sound nutrition policy.

We have many events planned for you next month at FNCE® in Philadelphia, PA! Mark your calendars for the following events:
  • Saturday October 26, 7-9 pm JOINT CNM DPG & DNS DPG Member Reception NEW THIS YEAR Join us at FNCE® to visit with colleagues in a relaxed setting in the Independence Ballroom II & III at the Philadelphia Marriott – RSVP before Oct. 15  and receive a complimentary drink ticket! Register here
  • Sunday October 27, 8 -930 am 2019 FNCE® Spotlight session, Inspiring Leadership and Influencing Change at Every Career Stage. Speakers, Wendy Phillips, MS, RD, CD, CNSC, CLE, NWCC, FAND and Caroline Steele, MS, RD, CSP, IBCLC, FAND location 121-ABC.  At this presentation CNM DPG leaders Caroline Steele will be presented with the Excellence in Clinical Practice Award and Wendy Phillips with the Excellence in Management Practice Award from the Academy.
  • Monday October 28, 9 am – 1 pm Member Showcase. COME PICK UP a gift at the CNM DPG booth #1914 in the Lobby of Hall A and be certain you are taking advantage of all the membership resources available to you.
  • Saturday October 26-28 Foundation Silent Auction. Raise money to support the Foundation's Annual Fund and bring home amazing items – this year CNM DPG is donating a SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro; swing by and bid.
We are also in full planning mode for our 2020 CNM Symposium, “Staying the Course:  Nutrition Leadership in a Rapidly Changing Healthcare Environment” in Portland, Oregon, March 19-21, 2020. Please consider submitting a poster abstract about the Quality/Performance Improvement work that you are leading in your institution - find details and info here! Submissions are accepted now through November 25, 2019, and new this year, up to two top submissions will be awarded a $750 stipend and free registration to attend the 2020 Symposium, plus complimentary symposium registration! Additional program details for the speaker sessions, and agenda will be available soon!
 
Thank you to CNM DPG members Jennifer Doley, MBA, RD, CNSC, FAND, Krista Clark, MBA, RD, LD, FAND and Shaynee Roper, MEd, RD, LDN, FAND, who led the 2019 revision of the Standards of Professional Performance for RDNs in Clinical Nutrition Management. The full article is available in the September 2019 issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the authors will host a webinar in early December to walk you through how to use this document to guide daily practice.
 
 
Wendy Phillips, MS RD CD CNSC CLE NWCC FAND
2019-2020 CNM DPG Chair



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