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I was looking at different programs in freida, and i noticed that many programs have LESS PGY2 & PGY3 positions than PGY1. Does that mean these programs fire residents after first year. Anyone have any idea about it?
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I was looking at different programs in freida, and i noticed that many programs have LESS PGY2 & PGY3 positions than PGY1. Does that mean these programs fire residents after first year. Anyone have any idea about it?

hehe.. that so funnny... first years are more coz there are prelims in them too.. who move to their departments after intern year..
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hey can any tell me what's the difference between transitional year and preliminary year ? thanks in advance
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