MD is an Abbreviation for the Latin title Medicinae Doctor, which means a Doctor of Medicine. It is a designation given to people who have completed medical school in the United States and other countries.
To earn an MD in the United States, a student must complete a four-year undergraduate degree, take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), and attend about four years of medical school. Before graduating from medical school and being awarded the MD degree, they take the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), which includes clinical knowledge and skills tests.
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