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Candice C Black, DO Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr Dept of Pathology One Medical Center Dr Lebanon, NH 03756-0001

Tel: (603) 650-7211 Fax: (603) 650-4845


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

Program Director: Candice Black

Number of residents (per year / total): 3-4 / 13 total

Are you allowed to do external rotations? Yes

Average work hours on surg path?

  • 12-14 hours/day as first year
  • 8-10 hours as senior (split into subspecialty benches so depends on the bench, also don’t gross on Friday, so Friday are lighter.)

Comment 1

(Posted May 2011)


  • Good atmosphere – attendings like teaching, residents are collaborative, strong CP service, Relaxing rural environment with lots of skiing and hiking and no traffic! Good volume of surg path specimens and decent variety of specimens.


  • Rural location – not ideal for people who love city life.

Do you feel you have: Adequate preview time?

  • Yes – we have a single day surg path schedule with morning signout, afternoon grossing and pm preview – can therefore control to a certain extent how much preview time you have

Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?

  • Yes – 5 PAs who are always willing to answer residents’ questions

Adequate AP Teaching?

  • Yes – sign out one on one with attending. Faculty are very dedicated to teaching residents.

Adequate CP Teaching?

  • Yes – Busy CP service with many apheresis and ECP procedures, molecular lab with many tests done in-house, comprehensive chem. lab

Comment 2

(Posted April 2012)

Residency Program Name: Dartmouth – Hitchcock Medical Center (NH)

Residency Program Director:

  • Candice C. Black, DO

Number of residents (per year / total):

  • 3-4 per year (13 total)

Visas Sponsored:


  • Great location, resident/family friendly, subspecialty sign out (5 groups), fellowships.


  • Remote location.

Average work hours on surg path?

  • 60 hours/week.

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

  • Yes – 1 site (2-4 weeks)

Famous Faculty:

Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time?

  • Required preview time.

Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?

  • 5 PAs

Adequate AP Teaching?

  • 12 months required bench, 12 months of elective time – advanced bench (no grossing).

Adequate CP Teaching?

  • Excellent transfusion medicine rotation.

Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list:

  • Derm (2 spots, 20k specimens), cyto (1 spot, 25k specimens), transfusion (1 spot, unknown specimens), hemepath (1 spot, 1200 BM, 200 LN)

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?

  • Yes.
bold'>CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?

  • No.

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Dermatopathology FellowshipEdit

Hematopathology FellowshipEdit

Transfusion Medicine FellowshipEdit

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