Vanderbilt Dietetic Internship

Dietetic Internship


Please Note: The 2016-2017 Dietetic Internship Class at Vanderbilt has been filled.


The Dietetic Internship Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center began in 1929. Our program is one of the oldest and most well established programs in the nation.  We have trained 1000+ future dietitians to become leaders and difference makers in the areas of food and nutrition.  Over the past five years, 98% of Vanderbilt's Dietetic Internship graduates have successfully completed the registration examination on their first attempt.

Our current class of interns begins on August 10, 2015 and will graduate on June 13, 2016.

Mission of the Dietetic Internship Program
The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dietetic Internship will provide a pre-eminent supervised practice program that is an excellent model for the preparation of knowledgeable, talented and compassionate entry level dietitians delivering high quality nutrition therapy in the hospital and innovative nutrition programming within community based systems and networks. 

Contact Information
Elizabeth W Robinson, MEd, RD, LDN
Internship Director

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
The Vanderbilt Clinic – B802

1301 Medical Center Drive
Nashville, TN  37232-5510

Accreditation Status
The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dietetic Internship is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312.899-0040 ext. 5400.

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dietetic Internship Program reserves the right to revise its curriculum policies, or fees in response to changing conditions.

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