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What does PGY stand for ???

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by Cody1MD, May 1, 2002.

  1. Cody1MD

    Cody1MD USF MPH/DrPH 10+ Year Member

    Jan 25, 2002
    FLL, FL
    Thanks for the info!
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  3. AJM

    AJM SDN Moderator Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Jun 25, 2001
    PGY stands for Post-Graduate Year. The abbreviation applies to residents, and you typically see a number after PGY. Therefore a PGY-1 is an intern, or 1st-year resident, a PGY-2 is a second-year resident, and so on.

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