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house of·fi·cer

(hōws of'i-sĕr),
A person with a medical degree employed by a hospital to provide service to patients while receiving training in a medical specialty.

house officer

n.
An intern or resident physician who cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of attending physicians. Also called house physician.
A term of art equivalent to 'apprentice', used in North America for a graduate of a medical, osteopathic or dental school serving a first year ‘internship’ of graduate clinical training in a teaching hospital

PRHO

Pre-registration house officer. A now-retired term for a mandatory year of training in hospital medicine undertaken by all doctors in the UK upon completion of their medical degree.

Before the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) initiative, newly qualified doctors were only allowed provisional registration from the General Medical Council (GMC)—e.g., pre-registration—for the first year, during which they usually took two 6-month jobs, one interventional—linked to general surgery (house surgeon)—and the other non-interventional—linked to general medicine (house physician). PRHO was almost invariably followed by one or two years as senior house officers (SHOs). After the MMC, all graduates of UK medical schools underwent two years of foundation training (FY1 and FY2) as a prelude to either a three-year programme to become GPs, or before beginning specialty training periods of varying duration. Under the Modernising Medical Careers programme begun in 2007, PRHOs are now known as Foundation Year 1 (FY1); the PRHO year is termed an internship in other countries.

house officer

A resident or residency

house of·fi·cer

(hows awf'i-sĕr)
An intern or resident employed by a hospital to provide service to patients while receiving training in a medical specialty.

house officer

A doctor in training, the most junior member of the medical staff of a hospital, usually resident in the hospital.
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