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does anyone know if i can apply for pgy-1 categorical surgery residency after pgy-1 preliminary , or the options after preliminary are just pgy-2 categorical surgery or pgy-1 in another specialty ?
i know preliminary residency was discussed a lot but this point wasn't exactly clear.. any information would be helpful
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by all logics you dont apply to PGY2 cat surgery through match , i may be mistaken. neither for any other PGY2 categorical position (unless optho, anesthesia rads those requiring transitional etc one prelim year)

as for prelim medicine- PGY2 in cat medicine would be only outside match spot.
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