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Gme & Irr

Discussion in 'Military Medicine' started by RDC12304, May 7, 2008.

  1. RDC12304

    10+ Year Member

    Apr 2, 2008
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    Resident [Any Field]
    Just a question about army GME and time in IRR. I had read (don't know if it is true, thus this thread) that time spent in army GME (say, a 4 year residency) would count towards time spent in IRR. Meaning that after 4 years of GME I would owe 4 years AD and then would have the option to seperate with no remaining IRR requirement. Any truth to this?
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  3. J-Rad

    Physician Moderator Emeritus 15+ Year Member

    Apr 12, 2003
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    Attending Physician
    Yes, for a non-prior service person, your minimum obligation is 8 years. If your training and payback time equal to or exceed that 8 years, your commitment has been completed. If, on the other hand you had a 3 year residency and 4 year payback, you would owe one year of IRR time after leaving active duty at the 7 year mark.

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