Your Bridge to the Future of Dietetics
Your Bridge to the Future of Dietetics
The innovative GGDI program prepares graduates to work in ANY area of nutrition and dietetics. It is based just north of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, in California. We provide thoughtfully planned, supervised practice experiences led by dedicated, professional Preceptors in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Develop culturally sensitive, entry-level dietitians who identify needs and opportunities to successfully promote and manage health, wellness, and sustainability within diverse communities.
COVID-19 VACCINE & BOOSTER REQUIRED
All of our facilities/sites for supervised practice require interns to be vaccinated. Hence, proof of such is required for acceptance into the GGDI program to ensure successful completion of the program to become a RD.
We are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics,
of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995
(312) 899-0040 ext. 5400. ACEND
for RD Exam -2024
Effective January 1, 2024, the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a master’s degree (in ANY RELATED AREA-- Anthropology, Biochemistry, Business, Dietetics, Education, Nursing, Sociology, Etc.) to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN). In order to be approved for registration examination eligibility with a bachelor’s degree, an individual must meet all eligibility requirements and timely so to be submitted into CDR's Registration Eligibility Processing System (REPS) before 12:00 midnight Central Time, December 31, 2023. For more information about this requirement visit CDR's website .
In addition, CDR requires that individuals complete coursework and supervised practice in program(s) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Graduates who successfully complete the ACEND-accredited dietetic internship program at GGDI are eligible to take the CDR credentialing exam to become an RDN.
In most states, graduates also must obtain licensure or certification to practice. For more information about state licensure requirements, please go to CDR's site about state licensure.
For more information about educational pathways to be eligible to take the registration exam to become a RDN, please visit https://www.cdrnet.org/rd-eligibility.
GGDI is designated with Green Business Certification. GGDI wants graduates to be mindful and educate future clients to adopt sustainable practices that effect climate change.
Interns propose and teach procedures to reduce waste and protect the environment through lessons, assessments, in-services, tours, audits and projects.
$500 is awarded to intern(s) for a nutrition leadership project (rotation) (concentration) that will help to mitigate climate change.
Our graduates are our future crop of dietitians!
Please visit our Facebook page. ( Please scroll down, click the small blue Facebook "f" logo-button below). It was easier to upload tons of photos to Facebook because pictures are worth a thousand (1,000) words!
Also, please contact us at info@GoldenGateDI.com if you are able to attend a group (class) meeting led by an intern.
OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR AWARD
An "Outstanding Educator Award" was received in 2019 from the organizational unit within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors ( NDEP )
Center for Volunteer and
Heart of Marin,
We value diversity and because it is our mission "To develop culturally sensitive, entry-level dietitians who
(will work) within diverse communities.
$500 is awarded to intern(s) for a nutrition leadership project in any area of nutrition and dietetics (our concentration and the intern's elective) that will increase diversity in the profession.
"Our ability to reach Unity in Diversity will be the beauty and test of our civilization."
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