UMMC Dietetic Intership class giving a presentation at a conference

Vision

To advance the field of clinical nutrition by providing an exemplary educational experience to the next generation of nutrition professionals.

Mission

To prepare dietetic interns to provide excellent, evidenced-based nutrition care to diverse populations and communities as entry-level Registered Dietitian-Nutritionists. UMMC Dietetic Internship strives to develop the critical foundation of skills and knowledge necessary for graduates to begin a successful career in clinical dietetics through the utilization of structured, hands-on learning experiences.

Values

  • Respect: We treat our peers with respect. We do not belittle, shame, or judge. We engage in open, honest communication.
  • Inclusion: We accept people for who they are. We embrace diversity of perspectives and experiences. We seek to build representation in the profession.
  • Education: We remain current on research and best practices. We collaborate with our peers to ensure optimal educational experiences. We maintain an open mind to new ideas.
  • Accountability: We set clear expectations. We meet or exceed expectations set for us, whether they are set by others or ourselves.
  • Growth: We identify opportunities for improvement, and rise to the challenge. We seek and provide ongoing, constructive feedback.