PGY1

Prevocational doctors completing PGY1 must have exposure to the four clinical experience categories (1 or 2 per term) by the end of the prevocational year.

Clinical experience A: Undifferentiated illness care

Clinical experience B: Chronic illness care

Clinical experience C: Acute and critical illness care

Clinical experience D: Peri-operative/procedural care

PGY2

Prevocational doctors completing PGY2 must have exposure to each of the following (1 or 2 per term):

Clinical experience A: Undifferentiated illness care

Clinical experience B: Chronic illness care

Clinical experience C: Acute and critical illness care

Prevocational doctors completing PGY2 may also complete a maximum of one term not involving direct clinical care.

Examples:

  • Pathology
  • Medical education
  • Medical administration
  • Quality and safety
  • Research

The term descriptions for each rotation will indicate which of these clinical experiences are covered in that term (one or two per term). 

Resources

AMC Example of PGY1 and PGY2 programs