Graduate Medical Education or Training Law and Legal Definition

According to 22 CFR 62.2 [Title 22 Foreign Relations; Chapter i-Department of State; SubChapter G Public Diplomacy and Exchanges; Part 62; Exchange Visitor Program; SubPart A; General Provisions], graduate medical education or training means "participation in a program in which the alien physician will receive graduate medical education or training, which generally consists of a residency or fellowship program involving health care services to patients, but does not include programs involving observation, consultation, teaching or research in which there is no or only incidental patient care. This program may consist of a medical specialty, a directly related medical subspecialty, or both".