Rotation Information

 

Most of the rotations for the University of Virginia Health System Dietetic Internship take place at the UVA Medical Center. The medical center was founded in 1901 on the grounds of the University of Virginia. Although steeped in tradition, the current state-of-the-art facility opened in 1989. It is a designated Level I Trauma Center as well as a teaching, research and referral center. The UVA Health System Medical Center is fully accredited by the Joint Commission (TJC).

Some rotations take place at sites in the community or off the main medical center grounds.

Rotations may include the following:

General and Clinical Orientation (2 weeks)

Clinical Rotations - Inpatient & Outpatient (19-22 weeks)

Inpatient Block:

  • General Medicine/Inpatient Oncology
  • Inpatient Cardiology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery/OB Gyn
  • Digestive Health/General Surgery       

Outpatient Block:

  • Outpatient  Cardiology
  • Nutrition Counseling Center at Northridge
  • Children's Fitness Clinic
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism

 

  • Outpatient Oncology                                                                          
  • Surgical Nutrition Support
  • Medicine Nutrition Support
  • General Pediatrics/Pediatric Intensive Care/KCRC
  • Neonatal Nutrition Support
  • Transplant - Abdominal and Heart/Lung
  • Inpatient/Outpatient Specialization and Nutrition Support/Pediatrics Specialization
  • Inpatient Clinical Staff Relief
  • Renal & Outpatient Dialysis
  • Weight Loss Surgery

Management Rotations

  • Clinical Nutrition Management
  • Patient Services
  • Non-Patient Services
  • Advanced Management
 

Affiliations/Community Rotations

  • Public Health Nutrition/WIC
  • Geriatric Nutrition: Long Term Care & Jefferson Area Board on Aging
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion: UVA Student Health
  • Affiliation Week: Intern's choice of site

 

Vacation (December & April - 3 weeks)


TOTAL WEEKS OF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM= 43 WEEKS

Contact Us

Interim Program Director:

Christie Moulder, MS, RD, CNSC

cr8db@virginia.edu

434-982-4925