About AED

Our Vision

Global access to knowledge, research and best treatment practice for eating disorders. The Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention. Our goal is to provide global access to knowledge, research and best treatment practice for eating disorders. For the public via its website, AED provides education on eating disorder symptoms and treatment recommendations.

Our Mission

The Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention.

AED helps researchers connect and collaborate with each other and keep abreast of recent developments in eating disorders research. AED's main event is the annual International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), a scientific conference that spans research and education from basic science to the treating clinician; ICED is attended by leading international researchers and includes presentations and discussions on the cutting edge of research in the field. Media are invited to attend ICED.

AED Strategic Goals

  • To generate knowledge and integrate collective expertise about eating disorders.
  • To provide platforms for the promotion of understanding, sharing of knowledge, and research-practice integration in the field of eating disorders.
  • To build capacity in the next generation of eating disorders professionals.
  • To foster innovation and best practice by recognizing excellence in the field of eating disorders.

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