Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

Please visit here for instructions and FAQs on event registration.

Event Calendar

    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Meeting

    Join the new Private Practice SIG as Lesli Bitel shares her 6-Step Blueprint To "Consultations That Converts" on Tuesday September 29th at 6pm via Zoom. Zoom link will be sent upon registration. Contact Theresa Gentile with any questions.

    1 CPEU pending.

    • Sunday, October 25, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual via zoom on home computers

    The virtual GNYDA Dietetic Internship fair, organized by the GNYDA student committee, provides a chance for students to hear from dietetic internship directors from the tri-state area and beyond.

    This year, the DI fair will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 1:00-5:00 pm, virtually via Zoom.

    Directors will be giving presentations about their programs, and there will be a chance to ask questions after each presentation. In addition to the DI presentations, Joan Salge Blake EdD, RDN, LDN, FAND, Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition at Boston University will be giving an informative presentation about the DICAS application process.


    • 1:00 pm: Admission process begins.
    • 1:30 pm: Open address from GNYDA President and Student Committee Co-Chairs.
    • 1:45 pm: Keynote speaker, Joan Salge Blake EdD, RD, LDN, FAND, will provide insight regarding the application and DICAS process. 
    • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Program directors will each have 4 minutes to provide key information about their dietetic internship program. They will not be taking questions; however, you can submit questions about the program via the chat feature and they will likely be addressed during the Q&A at 4:35pm. If you have individual or more specific questions regarding one of the programs, the contact information for all program directors will be provided on a slide during the break following the presentation session.
    • 4:00 pm - 4:05pm: Break. 
    • 4:05 pm: A GNYDA student member will help you get set up for the interactive sessions for the remainder of the event. We will instruct you on how to place Zoom in "speaker view", "raise your hand", and unmute yourself.  
    • 4:10 pm: Gain access to your Dietetic Internship Toolkit! Jenny Westerkamp RD, CSSD, founder of All Access Dietetics (formerly known as All Access Internships) will, not only answer questions about the dietetic internship application process, but also inform you about the services All Access Dietetics provides to assist you through the process. Following her info session, you will be provided with a promo code to obtain your FREE All Access Dietetics Dietetic Internship Toolkit!
    • 4:30 pm: Every participant is automatically entered to win a variety of raffle prizes, including gift cards to Trader Joe's, Ulta, Target, ClassPass, Amazon,, Whole Foods, and more! If you're selected as one of the winners, send us an emoji, thumbs up, or comment in the chat feature to confirm you're still tuning in. Your prize will be emailed to you following the event. 
    • 4:35 pm: Current dietetic interns will be answering as many questions as they can about their programs during the Q & A session.

    Below is a list of the participating programs:

    • Boston University 
    • Cedar Crest 
    • CUNY School of Public Health 
    • Hunter College 
    • James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
    • Lehman 
    • Lenoir Rhyne University 
    • Long island University/Post 
    • National Institute of Health 
    • Northwell Health 
    • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 
    • New York University 
    • Queens College 
    • Russell Sage Colleges
    • Rutgers University 
    • Saint Elizabeth University 
    • Stony Brook University 
    • Sodexo 
    • Syracuse University 
    • U.S Army 
    • Wellness Workdays

    Everyone in attendance, including program directors and representatives, will also be automatically entered to win a variety of raffle prizes throughout the virtual event donated by our generous sponsors!

    For the first time, Jenny Westerkamp, founder of All Access Dietetics, will be answering questions in real time for a more interactive experience! All registrants will be provided with a promo code to gain FREE access to their own Dietetic Internship Toolkit, generously donated by All Access Dietetics.

Past events

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Virtual Networking Night
Tuesday, June 09, 2020 Legislation Regarding Therapeutic Diet Ordering Privileges
Saturday, May 16, 2020 Integrating Mindfulness Practices into Nutrition Counseling
Thursday, May 07, 2020 80th Mary Swartz Rose Memorial Lecture
Sunday, April 26, 2020 Holistic Approaches to Nutrition and Health Annual Conference
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 **CANCELED** RD Day: GNYDA Membership Appreciation Day
Monday, March 23, 2020 18th Annual GNYDA Health and Wellness Conference
Sunday, January 12, 2020 DICAS Tell-All
Sunday, October 06, 2019 GNYDA Dietetic Internship Fair
Thursday, September 26, 2019 GNYDA Networking Night
Thursday, August 08, 2019 Complementary Feeding: Nutrition for Optimal Growth and Development Outcomes
Sunday, June 09, 2019 Holistic Approaches to Nutrition and Health Annual Conference
Thursday, May 16, 2019 79th Mary Swartz Rose Memorial Lecture
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Raaka Chocolate Factory Tour
Monday, March 18, 2019 PSIG Webinar Dinner: Empowering Clinicians to Overcome Everyday Nutritional Challenges Facing Children with Autism
Thursday, March 14, 2019 GNYDA Membership Appreciation Day
Sunday, March 10, 2019 Cycle for Survival
Saturday, January 26, 2019 17th Annual GNYDA Health & Wellness Conference
Sunday, January 13, 2019 DICAS Tell-All
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Holiday Happy Hour
Sunday, November 18, 2018 2018 GNYDA Dietetic Internship Fair
Saturday, October 13, 2018 Apple Picking with GNYDA
Thursday, September 27, 2018 GNYDA Networking Night
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 78th Annual Mary Swartz Rose Memorial Lecture & Annual Business Meeting
Sunday, May 06, 2018 DeKalb Market Hall Food Crawl
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Nutritionists in AIDS Care (N.I.A.C) Annual Conference 2018 Up to Date Vaccine Research and Pediatric Weight Management Program
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Yoga class with GNYDA
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 GNYDA Membership Appreciation Event
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 RD Day: Moving Forward with Food
Saturday, January 27, 2018 Health and Wellness Conference
Sunday, December 03, 2017 GNYDA Dietetic Internship Fair
Saturday, December 02, 2017 Tour Gotham Greens’ Greenhouse atop Whole Foods Market
Sunday, November 19, 2017 DICAS Tell All
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Ayurvedic Medicine and Environmental Nutrition: Thali Lunch and Clothing Swap
Sunday, October 08, 2017 Apple picking with GNYDA
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Networking Night
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Steps to a Healthier and More sustainable Kitchen Operation
Thursday, October 13, 2016 GNYDA Networking Night
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 The Environmental Impact of Livestock Farming and Food Security in the US