Doctor in medicine

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May 23, 2022

Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the Latin Medicinæ Doctor means "Professor of Medicine".

United States and Canada

It is a first professional degree (qualifying degree) in some countries, including the United States and Canada, although training begins after you have earned at least 90 credits of college work.

Commonwealth of Nations

In the UK and Australia, the MD is a high academic research doctorate degree that resembles a Ph.D. In Great Britain and many Commonwealth countries, the bachelor of medical qualification is more like the Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS or BMBS or MBCHB).

See also

Eurodoc - European Council for Doctoral Candidates and Young Researchers University Hospital Medical GP