pyramid system

A system used in prestigious US teaching hospitals to limit the number of specialist physicians graduating from highly-selective residency programs
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pyramid system

Graduate education A system used in prestigious US teaching hospitals, to limit the number of physicians graduating from highly-selective residency programs. See Residency. Cf 'Match. '.
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Sheran hopes to be well enough to travel to Berwick's Shielfield Park on Saturday to see if his side can create history by becoming the first Highland League club to reach the SPFL through the pyramid system.
"The committee have determined, again with immediate effect, that no junior teams, either internal or external, will be parachuted into Intermediate football and that in accordance with the wishes of the National Association, Intermediate football may only be obtained by the natural processes of the pyramid system."
South Shields' relentless surge through football's pyramid system with promotion following promotion was dramatically halted when they surprisingly lost their Evo-Stik NPL Premier Division play-off final at home after leading 1-0 at half-time.
Reports that two Premiership colt teams would be introduced into a 44-club pyramid system or Leagues One and Two will be merged are well wide of the mark, Record Sport understands.
SPFL clubs have blocked entry into the pyramid system for the Glasgow duo.
COLWYN BAY will play in the second tier of the Welsh pyramid system next season, the Football Association of Wales confirmed yesterday.
That is the expensive and southern-centric Europro Tour, the bottom tier of the PGA pyramid system leading to the Challenge Tour and European Tour.
The president of the South of Scotland League has warned clubs that they will have to be at the'top of their game'as more and more junior clubs join the leagues involved in the pyramid system.
SOUTH Shields joint-boss Graham Fenton believes the North East continues to thrive in the FA Vase due to English football's pyramid system.
Other clubs involved would be from the Bradford League and South Yorkshire League pyramid system, and Drakes offi-cials have agreed to pursue the play-off opportunity.
PACL operated by using a pyramid system in which one agent appoints another agent and the first also gets commission on the investments attracted by the second agent.
Hastings, though, play one level below Merthyr in the non-League pyramid system and their lone defeat in a successful run was 4-1 at home against Kent club Faversham Town in the league.