Graduate Medical Education at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Our mission is to guide and educate physicians as they develop the skills and expertise to provide safe, high value patient care through professional, ethical and compassionate behavior. We empower physicians to address healthcare disparities, and to continuously improve their education, practice, and the community health care system as a whole.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is committed to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging of our residents and fellows. Read our Diversity Commitment statement.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an integrated academic medical center consisting of four distinct entities:

  • Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center (White River Junction, VT)
  • Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Helpful Resources

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Verification of training through Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

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Resident/Fellow Benefits

An overview of available benefits, including stipends, insurance, and assistance programs.

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Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital is the sponsoring institution of record for all accredited Graduate Medical Education (GME) training programs and has supported such programs since 1895.

Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and the integrated partners commit to ensuring that all ACGME-accredited programs remain in substantial compliance with the ACGME's institutional and program-specific requirements.

Furthermore, Dartmouth-Hitchcock strives for continuous improvement in the effectiveness of all its GME programs through ongoing assessment of educational and medical practice. In this way, Dartmouth-Hitchcock leads transformation of Graduate Medical Education in our region, helps set new standards at the national level, and supports our vision of achieving the healthiest population possible.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock's four component institutions pledge appropriate resources to support GME trainees and their educational environment, including an organized administrative system to oversee all residency and fellowship programs through the activities of the Associate Dean and Office of Graduate Medical Education as directed by the Graduate Medical Education Committee.

In addition, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is dedicated to the proposition that advancement of patient care is supported by a strong educational environment and, as such, is specifically committed to the ongoing development and support of a strong teaching faculty.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock's commitment to conduct and support Graduate Medical Education programs furthers our combined missions of providing the highest quality care to our patients and educating future generations of physicians to serve our community, the Northern New England region, and beyond.

2022 GME New Resident (PGY-1) Orientation:
June 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17

2022 GME New Resident & Fellow (PGY-2 +) Orientation:
July 11, 12, and 13

Attendance at GME Orientation is required. Plan to be at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) campus in person from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm* every day during GME Orientation.

For questions regarding GME Orientation, please contact the GME Office. For program-specific orientation information, please contact your Program Coordinator.

*Orientation times are subject to change. We will send official schedules when they are available.