VA Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan) - Dietetic Internship Program
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Dietetic Internship Program


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VA Caribbean Healthcare System (San Juan)

Thank you for your interest in the VA Caribbean Healthcare System Dietetic Internship Program.

The VA Caribbean Healthcare System Dietetic Internship Program is in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The internship is 51-weeks long and have a concentration in Clinical Nutrition with a sub-concentration in Spinal Cord Injury and Related Disorders. The program was established in 1950 and has graduate more than 700 nutritionist/dietitians in Puerto Rico. The VACHS Dietetic Internship Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

The Internship Program provides supervised experiences in Clinical Dietetics, Community Nutrition, and Food Service Systems and Management. In addition to the supervised practical experiences, the program includes medical and dietetic lectures, seminars, case presentations, research projects and community experiences.