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Applications are accepted until November 1st. 

The Pathology Residency Program accepts applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications by e-mail, mail, fax, or other delivery will not be accepted. 

Applications must include:

  • The common application form (ERAS)
  • An official medical school transcript
  • MSPE (medical school performance evaluation) (Dean’s letter)
  • 3 current letters of recommendation from faculty references
  • Personal statement
  • USMLE (Steps 1, 2CK, 2CS) / COMLEX (Levels 1, 2CD, 2PE) transcripts
  • ECFMG certificate (for international medical graduates, including U.S. applicants attending medical schools outside of the U.S.)


An in-person personal interview is required as part of the application process. All applications are reviewed and each one is evaluated and considered for interview on a case-by-case basis. Invitations are emailed to selected applicants in early October on a continual basis until all interview slots are full. All interviews are by invitation only and are conducted on select Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays usually from November to mid December.

Resident benefits, stipends and wellness

Visit our Programs and Benefits section to learn about benefits, stipends, insurance and assistance programs available to Dartmouth-Hitchcock residents and fellows.

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is located in the Upper Connecticut River Valley area of central New Hampshire and Vermont, an area which attracts people from around the world for its scenic beauty and cultural events.

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