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Application Requirements

We run two program cohorts each year and can accept two residents for each cohort.

  • Spring class (program dates Apr 1-Mar 31): Applications are due October 15th each year. Residency starts on April 1st that year.
  • Fall class (program dates Oct 1-Sept 30): Applications are due on April 15th each year. Residency starts on October 1st that 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 ACNP/AGACNP or PA program
  • All applicants who are already licensed must hold an unencumbered license

The following documents are required for application:

  • General application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of intent
  • 2 letters of recommendation (i.e. Preceptor, Program Faculty or Director, Supervisor)
  • 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:

Angela Leclerc, MSPA, PA-C
Program Director

Zachary Wildes
Program Coordinator

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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