General Surgery Residency Interview Day

The General Surgery Residency program at Dartmouth Health provides graduated, incremental training in general surgery.

Interview day overview

On your interview day, you will have a chance to interact with program leadership, residents and faculty to get a sense of what makes our program a great place to train and the Upper Valley a great place to live.

All interviews are virtual and we will be using Zoom as the platform. The link will be on the candidate’s itinerary. All itineraries will be emailed 1 week prior to your interview date.

All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

  • Morning sessions are from 9:10 am to 1 pm (EST)
  • Afternoon sessions are from 11:50 am to 3:30 pm (EST)

Please see the Sample Candidate Schedule (PDF) for details

If you have any trouble on interview day, please email Amy Davis, Residency Coordinator at

Resident social

The evening before your interview, the residents host an informal Resident Social through Zoom. This is voluntary. We want you to have time with the residents to ask questions and hear more about the program.

Policies and agreement

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) require that each applicant to an accredited residency program be provided with the institutional policies regarding eligibility requirements and selection process along with a sample copy of the current resident/fellow agreement of appointment in force during interview season.

Please familiarize yourself with each of the documents linked below. You will be asked to sign off indicating you received a copy of these policies and documents, as your signature is a requirement to be eligible for ranking.


Our mission is to provide the highest quality care to our patients while developing surgeons who demonstrate humility, integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We aim to train compassionate, clinically and technically competent surgeons in an environment of mutual respect and non-judgment where each individual can reach his, her, or their full potential.

Program aims

The program aims to train surgeons who:

  • Achieve the highest level technical skills
  • Advocate for the underserved
  • Are dedicated to the compassionate care of patients and families
  • Celebrate diversity
  • Perform research aimed at improving health care delivery and patient outcomes
  • Recognize the importance of caring for self as the first step to caring for others

About the program

Please visit our program website for information including sample rotation schedules, conferences, and educational goals by PGY.