As part of an academic medical center affiliated with a premier regional medical center, the CAHP Medical Nutrition Education Division provides education programs designed to advance the practice of medical nutrition therapy. Students benefit from an environment that emphasizes teaching, patient care and research.

Nebraska Medicine and UNMC Mission*: We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC. Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.

*UNMC and Nebraska Medicine are two separate organizations with a shared mission. UNMC is the health professions campus for the University of Nebraska and is one of four campuses that comprise the public University of Nebraska higher education system; Nebraska Medicine is a private not-for-profit healthcare organization.

CAHP Mission: The mission of the CAHP is to improve health by:

UNMC Dietetic Internship and Master of Medical Nutrition Program Mission: Prepare competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists within a premier educational environment and instill values associated with extraordinary patient care and lifelong learning.

UNMC Dietetic Internship Program Goals and Objectives:

  1. Prepare graduates to be competent entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists.
  2. Instill the desire and skill for scholarly activity and professional growth.


View objectives for each of the program goals.