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Application process for MD/DO fellow Candidates

Application deadline

Application format

Position availability

  • We offer three (3) one-year-long funded fellowship positions per year.
  • Fellows matching in our clinical program have the availability of extending their training by two additional years as part of our Leadership Preventative Medicine Residency (LPMR), a fully-funded two-year training allowing residents to graduate with an MPH or MS from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI).

Application requirements

  • Current CV
  • Four letters of support, one of which must be from the program director of your pre-requisite residency program.
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in one of the palliative medicine sponsoring specialties.
  • International medical graduates must have a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to be eligible for application to a GME-accredited clinical training program.

Only complete application packets will be reviewed.

Application process for APRN fellow candidates

Apply online: Link will be available here when 2021-22 positions are available. 


November 1st Application period opens
January 10th Application period closes
January - February Applicants invited to interview
March 1st Fellowship selection announced
July 1st Fellowship begins
June 30th Fellowship year ends

Application Requirements

Additionally, each nurse practitioner fellowship application requires the following:

  • Complete the online Human Resources application for the fellowship (including resume or curriculum vitae): 
  • Email the following materials to the Associate Director of the Interprofessional Fellowship
    • Unofficial transcript from graduate program
    • Personal statement describing your interest in palliative nursing; learning objectives for the fellowship year; and goals for advancing palliative care in the nursing field
  • Request that three references send letters directly to the Associate Director, Interprofessional Fellowship
    • Reference letters should attest to your interests, experience, and potential in palliative care specialty practice and include:
      • At least one clinical reference
      • At least one academic reference
  • Address the above additional materials to: Lisa Stephens, MSN, ANP-BC, APRN, ACHPN, FPCN

APRN Fellow Job Qualifications

  • Masters or Doctorate of Nursing from an accredited program
  • Licensed (or eligible for licensure) by July 1st as a Certified Nurse Practitioner in NH
  • DEA registration for controlled substances
  • Adult fellowship applicants: Certification in Adult/Geriatric Primary Care, Adult/Geriatric Acute Care, Adult Acute Care, or Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Prior experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred

Other DHMC APP Residencies/Fellowships:

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