About the Dietetic Internship Program

Emory University

Program Philosophy and Mission


The philosophy of the dietetic internship program is in accordance with the mission of Emory Healthcare:  "to serve humanity by improving health."  The program mission is to provide excellent training for dietetic interns so that they may provide the highest quality patient care, and health information to serve the local and global communities.

Program Goals

The program will prepare graduates to be competent entry-level dietitians.

  • Over a 5 year period, 85% of graduates will successfully complete the registration examination on the first try. 
  • Within 12 months of completing the program, 85% of graduates seeking employment will have obtained employment in the field of nutrition or continued their education in a related field. 

The program will prepare interns to communicate nutrition and health information in the community and the profession.

  • Interns make at least two presentations to professionals during the program. 
  • Interns write newsletters, professional case study papers, and may write blogs. 

Outcome Data is available on request.