MAX MILLARD, M.B., F.R.C.P.I., M.C.PATH.
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To the Editor: In the review in the ANNALS (February) of her recently published book Medical Practice in Modern England Rosemary Stevens is quoted as writing, "only a minute proportion of practitioners in England has a valid claim to the title 'Doctor.'"
This prods me to a periodically repeated effort to acquaint American physicians with the fact that the graduating diploma from the British medical schools is the Bachelor of Medicine, B.M. or M.B. in the Latin abbreviation. This is the exact equivalent of the American M.D. and does not denote inferior status. The M.D. can be earned as a
MILLARD M. BRITISH MEDICAL DEGREES. Ann Intern Med. ;66:1295. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-6-1295
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(6):1295.
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