1. What does MD stand for?

Medical doctor

An acronym that is commonly used as a title for doctors of medicine in the United States; also refers to the degree earned by doctors and surgeons in order to practice medicine, which commonly takes 4 years to complete, followed by several years of internships, residency training, and tests; also known as DM.


"I earned my MD and completed my first peer-reviewed journal a year after that."

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Last Updated: January 15, 2015

2. What does MD stand for?

Managing Director

An acronym that refers to the person in charge of an organization; also known as a CE, and more commonly, a CEO; attempts to steer a for-profit organization to financial prosperity while answering to the organization's board of directors.


"I don't think I'll ever make it to MD in this company, I'm probably gonna apply to other positions."

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Last Updated: November 12, 2014

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