About The Dietetic Internship Program

Clinical Areas of Study

 

• Weight management                       • Adults

• Obesity                                               • Geriatrics

• Diabetes                                             • Acute care

• Cancer                                                • Critical care

• Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal    • Renal diseases

• Infants                                                • Long-term care

• Children                                             • Outpatient

• Adolescents                                      • Wellness program

• Pregnancy / lactation                      • Public / community health

  • Concentration: Foodservice Management

  • Length: 10.5 months of full-time study

    •   5 weeks orientation of didactic information prior to beginning rotations

    • 15 weeks in foodservice management

    • 12 weeks in clinical (including 1 week  pediatrics and Neonatal ICU)

    • 4 weeks in community

    • 1 week in a selected area (Intern is allowed to choose one area.)

  • Total supervised hours: 1280

*does not include orientation hours*

  • Number of Interns Accepted: 10

 

 

Medical City Healthcare Dietetic Internship

Program Handbook

Accreditation Status

The Medical City Healthcare Dietetic Internship Program is currently granted full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics  (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL (telephone #: 800-877-1600, extension 5400). The internship provides a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised experience as required by ACEND. The MCDH Dietetic Internship does not provide exemptions for prior learning and professional experiences. 

Program Contact: Terry Brown, MBA, MPH, RDN, LD, CNSC

Director FANS Dietetic Internship Program

Phone: (469)470-6190

E-mail: terry.brown@medicalcityhealth.com

Accreditation Agency Contact: ACEND

E-mail: ACEND@eatright.org

Phone: 1 (800)877-1600 ext 5400

Mail: 120 South Riverside Plaza

Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995

Website: https://www.eatrightpro.org/acend

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