Program Introduction for Interviewing Geriatric Psychiatry Fellows

Welcome to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

We have everything that you would expect a major academic center to have, from inpatient units, sub-specialty outpatient clinics, to cutting edge research facilities. Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is a beautiful institution and provides a welcoming collegial atmosphere.

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Program information


Every Tuesday the psychiatry department hosts grand rounds for all its sections. Psychiatry also hosts a department-wide journal club at noon on Fridays with lunch provided. Geriatric psychiatry holds a journal club/case conference monthly and holds a quarterly case conference with addiction psychiatry. In addition to these offerings, a directed reading syllabus of curated, original source references, covering the gamut from seminal articles in the field to cutting-edge research. All have been selected to stay up to date and to stimulate discussion about what makes both geriatric patients and our sub-specialty’s approach to evaluating and treating them different.

Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency (LPMR)

  • Builds on The Dartmouth Institute (TDI) strengths in outcomes research, improvement, population health and institutional commitment to quality, safety, and value
  • MPH degree from TDI – tuition paid by program!
  • Opportunity to lead change and improvement at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Two-month governmental public health experience
  • Dedicated faculty coach; teaching opportunities; unique multi-specialty resident/fellow/faculty group
  • May incorporate research in one year of program (3 + 1)
    • continue clinical work
    • moonlighting allowed
  • Graduates are in demand and employers are very interested in their mix of clinical skills plus improvement and change knowledge and experience
  • Visit the LPMR web page, email or contact an alum to learn more!

Working at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center

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Orientation, simulation and skills labs

We have a Patient Safety Training Center, also known as the "Sim Center."

There are skills labs, including suturing, laparoscopic and robotics training and more. While the Sim Center offers many training opportunities, the one most utilized by our fellows is renewal of their BLS there. If a fellows is interested in utilizing more open opportunities there, electives can be explored.

Match communication code of conduct

We follow the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) guidelines for the match process. We will not contact you but are happy to hear from you and to answer questions you may have that are not answered during the application and interview process.

Contact us

Phone: 603-650-4523, Program Coordinator, Program Director

Life in the Upper Valley

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The Upper Connecticut River Valley area of central New Hampshire and Vermont includes the towns of Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire. Known as "The Upper Valley," this region attracts people from around the world for its scenic beauty.

The Upper Valley area offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational activities for people of all ages.

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