The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health care system offers a wide range of physician employment opportunities at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon and at our community medical practices in Concord, Manchester, Nashua and Keene, New Hampshire.
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 41 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, as well as world-class research at the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Nashua, New Hampshire
Nashua is the only city in the country voted the "Best Place to Live in America" twice by Money magazine. Located just north of the Massachusetts border, Nashua is nicknamed the Gate City for its close proximity to Boston, the White Mountains, and the seacoast. The cost of living in New Hampshire is one of the lowest in New England with no state income tax or sales tax. Location desirability and economic expansion has transformed this once mill town into the second largest city in New Hampshire after Manchester. Nashua offers many urban amenities, while maintaining the look and feel of New England charm.
With a population of more than 175,000 people from all over the world, Nashua and the Greater Nashua region prides itself as a melting pot of cultural diversity. The city offers a wide array of ethnic foods and entertainment, as well as other attractions including the historic downtown area, the Nashua Pride Professional Baseball Team, the Spartan's Drum and Bugle Corps, the Nashua Symphony, and the Northern Ballet. Nashua and surrounding areas offer a selection of excellent public, private and parochial schools.
Manchester, New Hampshire
Having been ranked #1 Small City and Best Place to Live and Raise a Family (Fortune & Money magazines), Manchester, located in picturesque New Hampshire, is the city where history invites opportunity. Traveling along the banks of the Merrrimack River, one sees a unique blending of history with current economic development in the state's largest city. The old mill along the river has been transformed into quaint shops, galleries, and businesses. The community features traditional festivals, open air markets, great restaurants, and sporting and concert events available in the new 10,000 seat indoor Verizon Wireless Arena. The minor league (AA) FisherCats baseball team's ballpark proudly sits 6,500 in a waterfront stadium. Manchester is also home to the Currier Gallery of Art and the Palace Theatre, some of northern New England's finest art museums and musical theatres.
Manchester prides itself with being close to everything – within an hours drive of the Atlantic Ocean, the largest peaks of the White Mountains, pristine Lakes Region, and the city of Boston – offering something for everyone. New Hampshire has no state income or sales tax, has highly ranked public schools, and continues to be ranked one of the most "healthy" and "livable" states in the nation. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport offers easy access to all major cities, many offering direct flights. New Hampshire no longer needs to be a destination-call it "home."
Concord, New Hampshire
Concord, New Hampshire's State Capital, is located in the center of the state set on the beautiful Merrimack River. With more than 270 years of history, the city is not only rated as one of the best places to live and work in, but also recognized as the epicenter of some of the finest heath care networks in northern New Hampshire. Concord is only 20 minutes north of the Manchester Airport providing easy access for travel. New Hampshire's seacoast is about an hour's drive, while Boston is less than an hour and a half away. Concord and surrounding areas offer a variety of destinations to enjoy skiing, antiquing, arts, museums, athletics, and much more. Other popular cultural attractions include Canterbury Shaker Village, the Museum of New Hampshire History, the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium, and the New Hampshire International Speedway.
The cost of living in New Hampshire is one of the lowest in New England with no state income tax or sales tax. Noted for exceptional public and private schools in the area, Expansion Management magazine named Concord as a Gold Medal district for offering the highest quality public education in the state of New Hampshire. It is also the home to the renowned St. Paul's private preparatory school, Franklin Pierce Law Center (New Hampshire's only law school), New Hampshire Technical Institute, and the Granite State Symphony Orchestra.