Miami Valley Hospital Dietetic Internship Philosophy and Mission

The Dietetic Internship program at Miami Valley Hospital is committed to preparing dietetic interns for entry-level dietetic practice as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Interns are guided to keep abreast of current knowledge and practice trends and to embrace lifelong learning.  Educational opportunities enable graduates to perform according to the core competencies for dietitians as outlined by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy or Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

The Miami Valley Hospital dietetic internship provides experience in clinical nutrition, community nutrition, and foodservice systems management. These experiences promote integration and application of knowledge and skill required to compete successfully in a rapidly changing environment.  Nutrition Services in the acute care setting  - clinical and foodservice, is the concentration for the MVH Dietetic Internship.

Miami Valley Hospital and the dietetic internship are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which every person is valued and respected, differences are welcomed and recognized as assets, and where interns are encouraged to voice their ideas and are empowered to make decisions. 

The department and institution have a long-standing history of student development. Providing selected professional and community health education programs is part of the hospital mission. The dietetic internship at Miami Valley Hospital provides a learning environment staffed with competent professionals and management staff.

A tradition of clinical and technological excellence with a dedication to providing high quality, cost competitive health care guides the institution.

Miami Valley Hospital Dietetic Internship Mission Statement 

The Miami Valley Hospital Dietetic Internship program is dedicated to providing quality education which prepares the dietetic intern to be a competent entry-level Registered Dietitian in diverse settings in an evolving profession.