DI Welcome Message

Welcome to The Dietetic Internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Hello! I’m glad you’re here. As a graduate of this internship, I value the longstanding mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center to be a leader in health and wellness through exceptional patient care, education and research.

Personally, I enjoy training the future of our profession and strive to practice with a mindset that is affirming, non-judgmental and intentional. I’m proud that our program specializes in training dietitians to:

  • Practice with professionalism and integrity as a food and nutrition expert

  • Provide excellence in patient care through a health equity and literacy lens, and

  • To be an advocate for food access, nutrition education and health care in diverse settings

Please reach out if you would like more information.  

Sarah Ferguson, MPH, RDN, LDN