Sheer weight of numbers gives the largest specialty, internal medicine, the largest demand -11,411 total applicants--and the biggest difference between that demand and the number of PGY-1
positions offered: 6,770 slots, leaving 4,641 new doctors to settle for another specialty, according to data from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
Its latest edict in June 2014 can be found on its website and stipulates that "Duty periods of PGY-1
residents must not exceed 16 hours in duration," and "Duty periods of PGY2 residents and above may be scheduled to a maximum of 24 hours of continuous duty in the hospital.
Hagerman holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University and completed a PGY-1
Pharmacy Residency at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
4, "Duty periods of PGY-1
residents must not exceed 16 hours in duration" and "Duty periods of PGY-2 residents and above may be scheduled to a maximum of 24 hours of continuous duty in the hospital.
For example: PGY = Post Graduate year, PGY-1
, PGY-2, etc.
Revised work-hour rules will decrease maximum shift length from 30 to 16 hours for PGY-1
residents and 28 hours, including 24 hours of clinical duty plus a 4 hour extension when needed, for PGY-2 residents and above (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 2010).
, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
Residents begin their laparoscopic training at the PGY-1
level continue until the end of residency (PGY-5).
I-Zwade Marshall MD, MBA, a PGY-1
at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.
60) The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, PGY-1
Resident Surgical Foundations Manual: 2010-2011 Program Information, loose-leaf (consulted on 3 April 2011), (Edmonton: University of Alberta, 2010) ch 2 at 25.
However, in some university medical centers it is a job that is assigned to a doctor, especially a PGY-1
Orthopaedic surgery residents receive 1 week of MRI intensive training by a musculoskeletal radiologist in their PGY-1
year, as well as MRI conferences and lectures divided throughout the year.