How to Apply

Application deadline

We participate in the application process through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) and the annual match each spring through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). The application deadline is December 9; however, it is strongly recommended that candidates submit the application early. We offer 2 positions per year at the PGY-5 level.

Applicants are selected for an interview based on academic performance, accomplishments, intelligence, motivation, interpersonal skill, and character.

Interview dates

Currently we interview virtually, via WebEx, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Position availability

We have 2 one-year positions available each year.

Application requirements

ERAS Application, which should include:

  • A minimum of 3 letters of recommendation, 1 of which must be from your current residency program director
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) (the ERAS-generated CV is acceptable)
  • Personal statement
  • Publications
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) scores
  • Extracurricular interests
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean’s letter/MSRP

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Graduate Medical Education eligibility and visa policy

Match communication code of conduct

We follow the NRMP guidelines for the Match process. We will not contact you but are happy to hear from you and answer questions you may have that are not answered during the application and interview process.

Benefits and policies

For an overview of benefits available to residents, please visit the Resident/Fellow Benefits page.

The Residents and Fellows Policy and Procedure Manual outlines all basic institutional regulations governing residency and fellowship positions within Dartmouth-Hitchcock and is considered part of the Resident/Fellow Agreement of Appointment.

Please read the following important GME policies before your interview:

Diversity and inclusion

We understand that diversity fosters innovation and creates a welcoming and inclusive environment for our patients, colleagues, and communities.

Graduate Medical Education at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is committed to recruiting underrepresented minorities and physicians with diverse backgrounds to our residency and fellowship programs.

Graduate Medical Education Statement on Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging