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Hi,
i am going to apply for residency for the 1st time this coming September for Match 2016.
I am looking to apply for anesthesiology as i have been practicing as a doctor in anesthesiology department in my home country. I know that Advanced is PGY2, and needed to complete a transitional year before starting the program. My question is should i apply for both categorical AND advanced positions at the same time along with transitional year programs? or only categorical and leave advanced for next year?

much appreciated if anyone can help me out in this.
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