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At this time, a physician may also choose to continue their training for a subspecialty, such as gastroenterology or rheumatology, which will begin during more training, which is called a fellowship.
Board certification (a medical "stamp of approval") may be granted after the completion of a residency, but it is not required.
Residents have graduated from an accredited medical school and hold a medical degree (MD, DO, MBBS, MBCh B).
Specialists (such as gastroenterologists) require even more schooling and training than, for instance, family practitioners.
Before they complete their education, most physicians apply for their medical license.
During a residency program, a resident will apply for a medical license.
After being granted a license and completing a residency program, a physician may decide to enter into practice, which could include fields such as general surgery or family practice.
You probably wonder who these folks are and what training they've received so far. They are often studying under your physician, and are the next generation of doctors.