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Dietetic Internship

UC San Diego Medical Center offers a 43-week dietetic internship with a Medical Nutrition Therapy concentration in a progressive academic medical center environment. The medical center is a large tertiary care hospital that provides the highest level of specialty care in the region.

Under the supervision of Registered Dietitians, dietetic interns will rotate through experiences in clinical nutrition, food service management, ambulatory/community nutrition and research. Upon satisfactory completion of the internship, dietetic interns are eligible for active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

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Congratulations to our 2014-2015 class of dietetic interns:

  • Heather Diamond, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Megan Fobar, California State University Long Beach
  • Grace Gontarski, Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Tasnim El Mezain, San Diego State University
  • Jalak Patel, Clemson University
  • Rebecca DeHamer, San Diego State University

How to Apply

The UC San Diego Medical Center Dietetic Internship Program uses the online centralized internship application, DICAS, and can be viewed in the Application Procedure section.

For further information email Internship Director, Betty Garrity MPH, RD at

Dietetic Internship Open House

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
5 - 6:00 p.m.
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