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n. pl. residen·cies
The position or term of a medical resident.
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residencyMedical education A period of formal graduate medical education that consists of on-the-job training of medical school graduates; completion of a residency program is required for board certification in a medical or surgical specialty. See Fellowship, GME, Internship, Resident. Cf CME, Extern, Intern.
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A period of at least 1 year and often 3 to 7 years of on-the-job training, usually postgraduate, that is part of the formal educational program for health care professionals.
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