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PHY-007: Use of the MD Title

Use of the MD Title: The Wisconsin Medical Society

  • Defends the use of the MD title by physicians who graduated with an MBBS and are licensed to practice medicine in Wisconsin.
  • Believes in clarifying Wisconsin statute so that International Medical Graduates licensed to practice as medical doctors can use the title MD. (HOD, 0411)*

*Currently under five-year policy review.