What is a Joint Advanced/Preliminary program?

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In a Joint A/P arrangement, applicants can only rank the joint preliminary PGY-1 program on a supplemental rank order list if that list is attached to the joint advanced PGY-2 program on the primary rank order list. Only applicants who rank the advanced program can rank the joined preliminary program, and only applicants who match to the advanced program can match to the preliminary program.

If you choose to rank the preliminary program linked in a joint arrangement, the associated advanced program must have a unique supplemental rank order list of preliminary programs assigned and the joint preliminary program must be added to a newly created supplemental ROL in the R3 system. Other preliminary programs can be added to the supplemental list; however, that list can only be linked to the joined advanced program.