Physicians Assistant Resident - PostGrad

Associate Provider
180000GI Requisition #

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Physician Assistant Post Graduate Surgical Residency programs offer Physician Assistants an intensive 12-month experience of advanced didactic and clinical curriculums that will occur concomitantly.


Our Postgraduate Physician Assistant Surgical Residency opportunities in Cardiothoracic Surgery or Otolaryngology provide the Physician Assistant the opportunity to:

  • Gain valuable surgical experience as a first and second assistant in a variety of surgical procedures including open, endoscopic and robotic
  • Develop critical and highly marketable operating, inpatient ICU/floor and outpatient clinic skills to care for patients longitudinally
  • Experience a variety and a high volume of critical procedures
  • Learn and work alongside colleagues in all areas of the medical field who are committed to team-based patient care, including D-H medical residents and Geisel medical students
  • Be part of an organization dedicated to training the next generation of health care providers
  • Access world class research and professors through Dartmouth College and Geisel School of Medicine
  • Earn a competitive annual stipend of $70,000, full and comprehensive benefits provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and Category 1 CME is available for free by participating and attending lectures, conferences, grand rounds and journal club
  • Live in a diverse social, cultural and artistic community that offers a wide range of year-round outdoor recreational activities with easy access to major metropolitan areas


Application Process: Rolling applications accepted for spring and fall start dates
Informational Webinar: March 21, 2019: 6-7pm EST (to register please email

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019
Informational Webinar: Thursday, January 31, 2019: 6-7pm EST (to register please email


Apply Now!

Please visit our webpage for detailed program and application information:

Applications for our PA Surgical Residencies must include the following:

·         Updated copy of your CV/resume

·         Brief personal statement describing your interest in pursuing a career in Otolaryngology or Cardiothoracic Surgery (500-1,000 words)

·         Three letters of reference (if you are currently enrolled in a Physician Assistant Master's degree program, one must be from your Physician Assistant Program or Medical Director)


To learn more and apply, please visit:

* NOTE: Applications are accepted via email, it is not necessary to apply on the D-H Careers Website at this time.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a national leader in patient-centered health care and building a sustainable health system. Founded in 1893, the system includes New Hampshire’s only Level 1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service, as well as the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 45 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state’s only Children’s Hospital Association-approved, comprehensive, full-service children’s hospital. As an academic medical center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock provides access to nearly 1,500 primary care doctors and specialists in almost every area of medicine, an inpatient capacity of 396 beds, as well as world-class research at the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. U.S. News & World Report ranked Dartmouth-Hitchcock as the state’s number one hospital. The Geisel School of Medicine has been repeatedly recognized by U.S. News and World Report as among the nation’s finest medical schools.

  • Graduate of an accredited Master's Degree Physician Assistant Program
  • Eligible to pass (or have passed) the NCCPA certification (must have NCCPA certification by matriculation date)
  • Must obtain a Physician Assistant license in the state of New Hampshire once admitted to the program

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