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Baptist Health System Dietetic Internship Program

Food and nutrition experts are in demand. You can help meet that demand by becoming a Registered Dietitian through the Baptist Health System Dietetic Internship. Our highly successful program has a proven track-record of success. Our interns have an outstanding first-time pass rate of 94% and overall pass-rate of 100% on the national credentialing exam.

This program is a post-baccalaureate, supervised practice experience that prepares participants to take and pass the examination to become Registered Dietitians.

The full-time program takes approximately 40 weeks to complete, with 3 weeks for vacations/personal days. The program requires a minimum of 1,200 supervised practice hours. Dietetic Interns must also attend the required didactic class portion of this internship.

Supervised practice clinical and management/leadership rotations take place within the Baptist Health System hospitals. Supervised practice community rotations will occur at various sites in the San Antonio community. 

The mission of the Baptist Health System Dietetic Internship: 

To provide a high-quality dietetics practice program that prepares competent, professional, entry-level dietitians to become part of a dedicated team of healthcare professionals working together in a compassionate Christian environment.


Veronica Cortinas MS, RD, CSR, LD
Dietetic Internship Program Director
111 Dallas St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210-297-8645
Fax: 210-297-0866