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How to Apply

Important information when applying to our residency program.

Position availability

We have one five-year position available each year.

Application selection process

Our program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Please search/find our program under Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital ACGME ID: 2803212136. We participate in the couples' match within our own program and with other residency programs in our medical center. The NRMP match occurs in March. Residents will begin their training in June, following mandatory orientation sessions.

Application requirements

Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of age, sex, race or national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

Interested applicants must apply through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), submit a completed application with photograph and the following supporting documents:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Step 1 Score
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Personal statement (the program specific paragraph is highly encouraged but not required)
  • Dean's letter
  • ECFMG certification, if applicable

In addition to the program requirements mentioned above, our Graduate Medical Education Office has specific institutional eligibility requirements, including information about VISAs.

Please note that the State of New Hampshire requires a passing score on all parts of Step 2 in order to be eligible for a (Resident Training) license.

Application deadline

We begin accepting applications on September 15th. The annual deadline for completed applications is due November 30th.


Upon approval of our program’s selection committee, selected candidates are invited to participate in one of our interview days. Interview Days are held in early January and at this time will be performed virtually. Alternative dates for interviews will be considered on an individual basis. Invitations to interview will be sent by email to the address you have provided in ERAS.

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