Clinical nutrition refers to the nutrition of patients in health care. It incorporates mainly the scientific fields of nutrition and dietetics. It aims to keep a healthy energy balance in patients, as well as providing sufficient amounts other nutrients such as protein, vitamins, minerals.
The Department of Medicine had the highest ranking in Florida in three specialties: cardiology & heart surgery (tied for 27th nationally); pulmonology (28th nationally); and nephrology (tied for 35th nationally). DOM was also ranked in cancer (35th nationally) and gastroenterology (38th nationally).