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A Doctor of Medicine, abbreviated MD, was an Earth title to an accredited medical physician. This title was adopted by the Federation.

In the mystery novel Dangerous Ground, the protagonist, Doctor John Rawley, earned his MD upon graduation from Johns Hopkins in the mid-20th century. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

The pages seen in the episode were from the mystery novel, Dangerous Ground, by author Frances Sil Wickware. This novel was published in 1946. Information on MD was from page 12.

In Dangerous Ground, Doctor John Rawley was educated in this university before transferring to Johns Hopkins for his MD. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

The pages seen in the episode were from the mystery novel, Dangerous Ground, by author Frances Sil Wickware. This novel was published in 1946. Information on Harvard University was from page 12.

Leonard McCoy became an MD by the time he was assigned to the USS Enterprise in 2266. (TOS: "The Man Trap"; Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)

In the 2270s, some time after 2270, Christine Chapel became an MD, a fact noted by Leonard McCoy when he returned to the Enterprise during the V'Ger incident. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture)

In 2365, according to a directory on Starbase 515, several doctors had earned this title and were posted to this base. They were Brian Faul, Sam Freedle, Les Landau, Scott Luhrsen, Robert McCullough, Robert Metoyer, and Adele Simmons.

Medical careers in Starfleet varied depending upon specialties. In order to be a chief medical officer, a physician was required to be highly skilled in both surgery as well as in general medicine. (citation needededit)

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