How to Apply

Position availability

  • 1 resident is selected each year, with applications this year (2022) being accepted for entry to the program in July 2024.

Application deadline

  • Applications this year will be accepted October through January but may be considered off cycle.

Application requirements

  • A completed application with photograph, a graduate school transcript, at least 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement should be submitted to the program director.
  • A letter from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) graduate program director verifying completion of an accredited graduate program or certificate program must be included.
  • Admission to the residency program requires a CAMPEP accredited PhD or post graduate certificate. The candidate must have achieved a graduate GPA of 3.6 or higher to be considered for residency at Dartmouth.


  • All interviews are being conducted virtually this year.
  • We hold interviews from October through January and off cycle as needed.
  • After receipt of all required documentation, qualified applicants will be invited for an interview.

Application selection

  • Selection is done by meeting of the faculty following interviews.

Diversity and inclusion

Our program strongly supports and promotes the Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Dartmouth Health missions on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Please see the following links for additional information:

Life in the Upper Valley

Aerial View of Dartmouth

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.

Learn more about the Upper Valley life