The picturesque birthplace of America, New England boasts world-class research hospitals and some of the nation's top teaching facilities, affiliated with America's most distinguished universities. Many of these excellent facilities pioneer groundbreaking research and lead the nation in innovative procedures and advanced clinical drug trials.
The work is fast-paced, demanding and eminently rewarding. You'll put your clinical skills to the test alongside other talented health care professionals who enjoy the region's unparalleled career opportunities, rich patriotic tradition, and the country's highest concentration of historic sights. From lively cities such as Boston to its quaint villages, the region offers an ideal family-friendly environment; New England schools are a model for the nation.
Four distinct seasons encourage outdoor play, from summer clambakes on the shores of Cape Cod to skiing in Vermont, the winter sports capital. And visitors return to New England by the millions to witness nature's vivid performance each autumn. Peak viewing time for the riotous reds and golds of the changing foliage varies every year, but you'll experience it all from an insider's perspective.
Facts about New England:
- New England comprises Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire
- Almost half of the region's 14 million people live in Massachusetts; the largest city is Boston
- The first medical diploma in the United States was conferred in 1729 by Yale University in Connecticut
- Boston is home to the Massachusetts Medical Society, the oldest continuously operating medical society in the United States and publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine
- The world's first artificial heart was invented by Dr. Robert Jarvik, a native of Stamford, Connecticut