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us residency and post graduation in medical sciences in us

Discussion in 'General International Discussion' started by igupta23, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. igupta23


    Jan 11, 2007
    well my ques might sound absurd and a bit foolish to most of you but i think u ppl can help me out
    right now i m an undergraduate in my 1st yr of medical college from india
    i wish to enquire is there any diff between the us residency we get after clearing all the steps of usmle and getting post graduation in us?
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  3. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic! Staff Member Administrator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 15+ Year Member

    Apr 9, 2000
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    I'm not sure what you're asking. Are you asking if residency is the same as post-graduate training?

    If so, the answer is yes, although residency is a form of post-graduate training, it is not the only one, as fellowship would also be considered post-graduate training.

    To obtain a residency or post-graduate training in the US, you must complete the steps toward ECFMG certification:
  4. igupta23


    Jan 11, 2007
    thanks a lot

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