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Use of the Designation “MD” or “DO”

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports the use of the designation “MD” or “DO” where appropriate, instead of the more general term of “Dr.”

(Resolution 1-1979, adopted 5/5/79)
(revised, Report II-1989, Item 9, adopted 11/11/89)
(reaffirmed, Report L-1999, Item 3, adopted 11/14/99)
(revised, Report C-2005, Item 13, adopted 10/16/2005)
(reaffirmed, Report J-2010, Item 2-40, adopted 10/24/2010) (reaffirmed, NCMS Policy Review 2015 Report, Item 41, adopted 10/24/2015)