Henry Ford Hospital Dietetic Internship Program Introduction

Henry Ford Hospital
Dietetic Internship Program

Department of Food and Nutrition Services
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan 48202-2689
(313) 916-3473

Highlights of the Henry Ford Hospital Dietetic Internship Program include:

  • A 42-week educational program in Dietetics with a Nutrition Therapy concentration
  • The faculty-to-student ratio is 1:1
  • The program includes: Critical Care, Enteral Nutrition, Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Michigan
  • Tuition is $4,300, and includes registration at an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D.) Registration Exam Review Course, the HFH Annual Symposium, and other field trips
  • Graduate credit is available to students enrolled in Wayne State University's Graduate Nutrition Program
  • Access to all programs / facilities within Henry Ford Health System such as:
    • Organizational performance and Learning program:
      • New Employee and Student Orientation which includes a System Overview, Ethics and Compliance; A Culture of Patient Safety, Benefits programs
      • Leadership Development courses such as "Assertive Communication", "Behavioral Based Interviewing", "Performance Management and Coaching", "Dealing with Difficult Behavior" and "Teambuilding Strategies"
      • Employee Development courses such as: "Coping With Stress", "Interpersonal Communication: A Key to Success and Empowerment" and "Managing Change"
      • HFHS University classes covering: Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Age Appropriate Care of Adolescents and Adults, Care of the Transplant Patient, Diabetes, Patient Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Infection Control
      • Employee Assistance Program which offers free, confidential assessment, and referral services
      • Diversity Training programs
    • Sladen Library and Center for Health Information Resources (including computer use, copying services, literature searches and interlibrary loan program)
    • Educational Classrooms
    • Audiovisual Department
    • Allied Health Education Council
    • Observation of Special Studies procedures, like Bariatric Surgery
    • Observation of Surgical procedures
    • Participation in Hospital functions like Employee Health fair, National Nutrition Month, Employee Recognition activities, Employee Safety Fair, Employee Wellness programs
    • The Henry Ford Hospital Dietetic Internship Program does not participate in any financial aid or scholarship programs

For further information about the Dietetic Internship Program or for Application Information, click on the links on the right side of this page.