Kathy McManus, far left, and Jenica Abram, MPH, RDN, LDN, associate director of the internship, far right, join the graduating class.

In June, Brigham and Women’s Hospital marked the 106th anniversary of the dietetic internship program with the graduation of the latest class of 12 interns.

“Since the program’s inception, more than 1,000 interns have graduated and contributed to the dietetics profession,” said Kathy McManus, MS, RD, director of the Department of Nutrition.

The internship is designed to provide a strong theoretical knowledge base with exceptional practical experiences in acute-care clinical nutrition, outpatient nutrition services, community nutrition, food service management and research.

The program accepts nutrition professionals who have earned their bachelor’s degree and taken core courses approved through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Program.