About Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) 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.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock includes:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is New Hampshire’s only academic medical center, and the only Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center in the state. DHMC also includes the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction.
  • Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is New Hampshire’s only comprehensive children’s hospital, providing comprehensive and advanced pediatric inpatient and surgical services at DHMC in Lebanon and outpatient specialty care in Manchester, Concord, Nashua and Dover.
  • Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) is one of the nation’s premier facilities for cancer treatment and research, offering the highest level of innovation and compassionate care – for children and adults, in Lebanon, Manchester and Keene, NH, and St. Johnsbury, VT.
  • VA Medical Center, White River Junction VT, is a 74-bed acute care hospital, serving 75,000 patients from Vermont and New Hampshire.

Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s ability to provide state-of-the-art care, research, education, and training is enhanced by the close collaboration with the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth (formerly Dartmouth Medical School). U.S. News & World Report continues to rank the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth among the top medical schools in the country.

Our Mission:
We advance health through research, education, clinical practice and community partnerships, providing each person the best care, in the right place, at the right time, every time.

Our Vision:
Achieve the healthiest population possible, leading the transformation of health care in our region and setting the standard for our nation.

Our Values:
• Respect
• Integrity
• Commitment
• Transparency
• Trust
• Teamwork
• Stewardship
• Community

Our Awards

Meet some of our wonderful nurses

Jane Smith, RN
Jane Smith, RNClinical Nurse Educator
Alyssa Popeo
Alyssa PopeoPediatric Nurse
Norris Cotton Oncology Team
Norris Cotton Oncology Team6 West Nurses
Sally O'neil
Sally O'neilOncology Nurse