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Application Requirements

  • Applications are due on May 1st each year. Residency starts on October 1st each year.
  • All non-US citizens are required to have proper visas allowing for completion of the full, one-year residency program. Maine Medical Center cannot sponsor visas.
  • Applicants must be eligible to graduate or has graduated from an accredited FNP or PA program

The following documents are required for application:

  • General application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of intent
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts are required upon completion of graduate program and prior to starting residency.
    • If you are a current student, please send a copy of your transcript that reflects your most recent student status.

Please email supporting documentation to:

Caitlin Costigan, APRN-FNP
Program Director

MaineHealth values diversity in different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds as well as age, gender identity, disability and years of experience in the health care field.

Stipend and Benefits

MaineHealth residents enjoy all of the benefits afforded to regular employees - including health insurance, disability, dental and vision insurance. MaineHealth will also pay for your professional liability insurance.

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Resident/Fellow Wellness Resources

It's important to take good care of yourself during post-graduate training so you can fully fully participate in your education and patient care. View wellness resources and resident/fellow support programs.