Information and Benefits

Member Categories

Full Members - $150
Dietitians who maintain professionally recognized certification from thie country of residence (e.g., Registered Dietitian in the US) and who work with and provide nutritional manaagement to patients who have genetic metabolic disorders.

International Members - $30
Dietitians from countries outside North America (U.S. and Canada) who maintain professionally recognized certification from their country of residence and who work with and provide nutritional management to patients who have genetic metabolic disorders.

Emeritus member - $65
Full member who is retired and has been a member in good standing of GMDI.

Associate members - $65
Non-RD health care professionals whose interests focus on the nutritional management of patients with genetic metabolic disorders.  
Associate members have all privileges of full members except they may not vote in general elections, hold office, or serve on the Board of Directors. Exceptions to this policy may be approved by the Board of Directors.  They may serve on standing or ad hoc committees.

Student members - $30 
Students enrolled in accredited training programs who are interested in nutritional management of genetic metabolic disorders.

Membership Year

  • As of 2023, GMDI moved to a membership year that matches the calendar year – January 1-December 31. To facilitate this transition GMDI offered special membership rates during the TRANSITION  period. 
  • All current GMDI Memberships will expire December 31, 2024.  

Membership Benefits

GMDI Membership provides opportunities to improve your knowledge and clinical practice in metabolic nutrition and to network with others who work in this highly specialized field.

Continuing Education Opportunities

An educational conference is held every other year. The next GMDI conference will be held in April 2024


  • E-Newsletter, GMDI Connections
  • MetabolicPro Nutrition Analysis Software
  • SERC-GMDI Nutrition Guideline and Tool Kit Development for PKU, MSUD, PROP and VLCADD
  • Networking opportunities – Find a metabolic dietitian in US/Canada
  • Legislative updates
  • Continuing education opportunities including web-based seminars and the biennial GMDI Conference
  • Connections for research opportunities
  • GMDI Research Grant Program
  • Job postings
  • Tools and materials for use in clinical practice (Leucine food lists, formula comparison lists, educational resources)
  • Professional development of leadership skills by joining a GMDI committee

Committee Participation

See individual committee pages for specific goals and activities

Funding Opportunities

GMDI Research Grants Program

Goals of GMDI:

  • Sustain an active and visionary organization that meets the goals of our members
  • Promote individual, professional, and organizational growth and recognition in the field of genetic metabolism and nutrition
  • Optimize the organizational structure to strengthen leadership, processes, and technology
  • Maximize opportunities to expand understanding and knowledge in the field of genetic metabolic nutrition
  • Ensure financial stability and growth to support our mission and vision




Contact Us

For more information about GMDI  or MetabolicPro please contact us:


P.O. Box 1462
Hillsborough, NC 27278