Mission and Goals

Photo of interns at a 2009 health fair
health fair - interns 2009

Our Mission

The Mission of the UMMC Dietetic Internship is to provide focused, high-quality educational experiences to prospective dietitians, endowing entry-level knowledge and skills to support patients and the larger community for improvement and maintenance of nutrition status.

Program Goals

  • To provide an environment that will combine didactic instruction with supervised clinical, community and foodservice experiences to prepare interns for entry-level positions.

  • To provide learning experiences that integrate evidence-based practice into the nutrition care process.