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Positions available

We offer two four-year positions.

Matched applicants will begin ophthalmology training at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in June 2021.

Application deadline

Applications are due by end of day (5:00 PM Eastern) on September 15th. Late applications will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

Invitations for interviews will be sent by e-mail. Interviews will be conducted in October and November.

Application format

We accept applications through the Central Application Service (CAS), which is offered by the Ophthalmology Residency Matching Program (OMP). The OMP is run by the San Francisco Matching Program (SF Match).

Paper applications will not be accepted.

Application requirements

  • Your current CV
  • Your personal statement
  • Your supplemental application statement (see below)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE scores (successful completion of Step 1 and Step 2 CK/CS is required for NH licensure)
  • An official transcript from your medical school
  • MSPE/Dean's Letter (once available)
  • For international medical graduates (this includes US applicants attending medical schools outside of the US. as well as non-US citizens applying from non-US medical schools):: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) report and certificate. In order to participate in an accredited Graduate Medical Education clinical training program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, foreign national physicians must seek ECFMG sponsorship as a J-1 exchange visitor.

For more information, please view the GME Eligibilty & Selection page.

Supplemental application statement

Being newly accredited, we appreciate that you may not know much about our ophthalmology training program. Nonetheless, we want to understand what motivates your application. In one paragraph, please describe your interest in moving to northern New England and joining the Dartmouth-Hitchcock medical community for your ophthalmology training.

Please email your supplemental application statement as a PDF attachment (after your CAS application) to

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