Lives of the fellows

Glossary

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AB - Bachelor of Arts
Aberd - Aberdeen
AFOM – Associate of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
AFC - Air Force Cross
AGH - Australian General Hospital
AHA - American Heart Association
AIDS - Acquired Immunity Deficiency Syndrome
AM - Master of Arts
AO - Officer Order of Australia
ARCVS - Associate of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

BA - Bachelor of Arts
BAO - Bachelor of the Arts of Obstetrics
BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation
BC - Bachelor of Surgery
BCh - Bachelor of Surgery
BChD – Bachelor of Dental Surgery
BChir - Bachelor of Surgery
BCG - Bacillus Calmette-Guerin
BCL - Bachelor of Civil Law
BDS - Bachelor of Dental Surgery
BEF - British Expeditionary Force
Belf - Belfast
BFA – Bachelor of Fine Arts
BGS - British Geriatric Society
Birm - Birmingham
BM - Bachelor of Medicine
BMA - British Medical Association
BMedSc - Bachelor of Medical Science
BMedSci – Bachelor of Medical Science
BMJ - British Medical Journal
BPA - British Paediatric Association
BPharm - Bachelor of Pharmacy
BS - Bachelor of Surgery
BSc - Bachelor of Science
BSG - British Society of Gastroenterology
Bt - Baronet
BUPA - British United Provident Association

Cand med – Candidate of Medicine
Cand phil – Candidate of Philosophy
Cantab - Cambridge
CAPD - Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
CB - Companion Order of the Bath
CBE - Commander Order of the British Empire
CC – Companion of the Order of Canada
CCST – Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training
CH - Companion of Honour
ChB - Bachelor of Surgery
CM - Master of Surgery
CMG - Companion Order of St Michael and St George
CMO - Chief Medical Officer
CNAA - Council for National Academic Awards
CND - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
CO - Commanding Officer
CPH – Certificate in Public Health
CRC - Cancer Research Campaign
CT - Computerized Tomography
CStJ - Commander of the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem

DA - Diploma in Anaesthetics
DA - Doctor of Arts
DAP&E - Diploma in Applied Parasitology and Entomology
DBA – Doctor of Business Administration
DC - District of Columbia
DCH - Diploma in Child Health
DCL - Doctor of Civil Law
DCMT – Diploma in Clinical Medicine of the Tropics
DCP - Diploma in Clinical Pathology
DHL - Doctor of Humane Letters
DHMSA – Diploma in the History of Medicine of the Society of Apothecaries (London)
DHSS - Department of Health and Social Security
DIH - Diploma in Industrial Health
Dip Bact - Diploma in Bacteriology
Dip HIV med – Diploma in HIV Medicine
Dip Pall Med – Diploma in Palliative Medicine
DIY – Do It Yourself
DKSM - Diploma of the Kitchener School of Medicine
DLitt - Doctor of Literature, Doctor of Letters
DM - Doctor of Medicine
DMI – Dissertatio Medica Inauguralis
DMR - Diploma in Medical Radiology
DMRD - Diploma in Medical Radio-diagnosis
DMRE - Diploma in Medical Radiology and Electrolysis
DMRT - Diploma in Medical Radio-therapy
DMS - Director of Medical Services, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery
DMus - Doctor of Music
DNA - Deoxyribonucleic acid
DObst - Diploma in Obstetrics
DOH - Department of Health
DPA – Diploma in Public Administration
DPH - Diploma in Public Health
DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy
DPhysMed - Diploma in Physical Medicine
DPM - Diploma in Psychological Medicine
DPM - Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine
DPMSA – Diploma in the Philosophy of Medicine of the Society of Apothecaries (London)
DRCOG - Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DSC - Distinguished Service Cross
DSc - Doctor of Science
DTech - Doctor of Technology
DTM – Diploma in Thoracic Medicine
DTM&H - Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Health
Dubl - Dublin
DUniv - Honorary Doctor of the University
Durh - Durham

ECG - Electrocardiogram
Edin - Edinburgh
EEG - Electroencepthalograph
EMS - Emergency Medical Service
ENT - Ear, Nose and Throat
Ex - Extra urbem/outside the city

FAAP - Fellow of the American Academy of Paediatrics
FACC - Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
FACOG - Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
FACOM – Fellow of the Australian College of Occupational Medicine
FACP - Fellow of the American College of Physicians
FACR - Fellow of the American College of Radiologists
FACRM - Fellow of the Australian College of Rehabilitation Medicine
FACS - Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
FACTM - Fellow of the Australasian College of Tropical Medicine
FAFOM – Fellow of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational Medicine (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
FAHA – Fellow of the American Heart Association
FAMM - Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia
FAMSI - Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences of India
FANCZA - Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
FANZCP - Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
FBA - Fellow of the British Academy
FBPsS - Fellow of the British Psychological Society
FCAHS – Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
FCCP - Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
FCCP - Fellow of the Ceylon College of Physicians
FCGP - Fellow of the College of General Practitioners
FCCMG - Fellow of the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists
FCPS – Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Pakistan)
FCP SA - Fellow of the College of Physicians of South Africa
FCRA - Fellow of the College of Radiologists of Australia
FCS (SAf) - Fellow of the College of Surgeons of South Africa
FDSRCS - Fellow in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
FEng – Fellow of the Academy of Engineering
FESC - Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
FFA - Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists
FFAEM - Fellow of the Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine
FFARCSI - Fellow of the Faculty of Anaesthetists of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
FFCM - Fellow of the Faculty of Community Medicine
FFOM - Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
FFPHM - Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
FFPM RCP - Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Royal College of Physicians
FFR - Fellow of the Faculty of Radiologists
FHKCCM – Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine
FHKCP - Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Physicians
FHKAM - Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
FICE – Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers
FIAP – Fellow of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics
FIBiol - Fellow of the Institute of Biology
FIFST - Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology
FIMechE – Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
FINucE - Fellow of the Institute of Nuclear Engineers
FInstP - Fellow of the Institute of Physics
FLA - Fellow of the Library Association
FLS - Fellow of the Linnean Society
FMCPaed – Fellow of the Medical College of Paediatrics
FMedSci - Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
FRACGP – Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
FRACMA – Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators
FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
FRACR - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Radiologists
FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
FRAeS - Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society
FRANZCP - Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
FRCGP - Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners
FRCOG - Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
FRCA - Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
FRCP - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
FRCPath - Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
FRCPC - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada
FRCPCH – Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
FRCPI - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
FRCPS - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
FRCPsych - Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
FRCPT - Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Thailand
FRCR - Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
FRCS - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRCSC - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
FRCSI - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
FREng – Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
FRES - Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society of London
FRFPS - Fellow of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons
FRIAS - Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
FRIC - Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chemistry
FRPharmS - Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
FRS - Fellow of the Royal Society
FRSA - Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
FRSC - Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
FRSC – Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
FRSE - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
FWACP – Fellow of the West African College of Physicians

GCMG - Knight Grand Cross Order of St Michael and St George
GCVO - Knight Grand Cross Royal Victorian Order
GI - Gastro-intestinal
Glasg - Glasgow
GMC - General Medical Council
GP - General Practitioner

HA - Health Authority
hc - honoris causa (honorary)
HH - His/Her Highness, Holiness
HIV - Human Immodeficiency Virus
HM - His/Her Majesty, or Majesty’s
HMS - Her/His Majesty’s Ship
HMSO - His/Her Majesty’s Stationery Office
Hon - Honorary/Honourable
Hons - Honours
HQ - Headquarters

Inst - Institute
ICI - Imperial Chemical Industries
IQ - Intelligence Quotient

JP - Justice of the Peace

KBE - Knight Commander of the British Empire
KCB – Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
KCH - Knight Commander of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order
KCMG - Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
KCVO - Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
KstJ - Knight Commander of the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem
Kt - Knight

LCC - London County Council
LDS – Licentiate in Dental Surgery
LHD - Literarum Humaniorum Doctor (Doctor of Literature
LittD - Doctor of Literature, Doctor of Letters
Liverp - Liverpool
LLB - Bachelor of Laws
LLD - Doctor of Laws
LMCC - Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
LMS - Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery
LMSSA - Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery, Society of Apothecaries London
Lond - London
LRCP - Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians
LRCS - Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons
LRFPS - Licentiate of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Lt - Lieutenant

MA - Master of Arts
MACD - Member of the Australasian College of Dermatologists
Manch - Manchester
MB - Bachelor of Medicine
MBE - Member of the Order of the British Empire
MC - Military Cross
MCC - Marylebone Cricket Club
MCPS - Member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Pakistan)
MD - Doctor of Medicine
MDU - Medical Defence Union
Med Lic - Medical Licentiate
Melb - Melbourne
MFCM - Member of the Faculty of Community Medicine
MFOM - Member of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine
MFPHM - Member of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine
MFPM – Member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
MMed - Master of Medicine
MMR - Mass Miniature Radiography
MOH - Medical Officer of Health
MP - Member of Parliament
MPH - Master of Public Health
MRACP - Member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians
MRANZCP - Member of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
MRC - Medical Research Council
MRCGP - Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners
MRCP - Member of the Royal College of Physicians
MRCPath - Member of the Royal College of Pathologists
MRCPI - Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
MRCPsych - Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
MRCS - Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRPharmS - Member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
MS - Master of Surgery
MSc - Master of Science

NHS - National Health Service
NICE – The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
NNMA - Nigerian National Merit Award
NSW - New South Wales
NUI - National University of Ireland
NYU - New York University
NZ - New Zealand
NZEF - New Zealand Expeditionary Force

OAM - Medal of the Order of Australia
OBE - Officer of the Order of the British Empire
OD - Order of Distinction of the Jamaican Goverment
OFR - Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
OM - Order of Merit
ONZM - Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit
OstJ Member of the Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem
OTC - Officers’ Training Corps
OUP - Oxford University Press
Oxon - Oxford

PET - Positron Emission Tomography
PgDip - Postgraduate Diploma
PGDip - Postgraduate Diploma
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
PHLS - Public Health Laboratory Service

QSO – Queen’s Service Order

RA - Royal Academician
RAAMC - Royal Australian Army Medical Corps
RACP - Royal Australasian College of Physicians
RAF - Royal Air force
RAFVR - Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
RAMC - Royal Army Medical Corps
RASC - Royal Army Service Corps
RCAF - Royal Canadian Air Force
RCAMC - Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
RCM – (Member of) the Royal College of Music
RCOG - Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
RCP - Royal College of Physicians
RCPI - Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
RCS - Royal College of Surgeons
RCSI - Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
RD - Reserve Decoration
RFC - Royal Flying Corps
RMO - Resident Medical Officer, Regimental Medical Officer
RNA - Ribonucleic Acid
RNVR - Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
RNZNVR - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve
RSM - Royal Society of Medicine
RUI – Royal University of Ireland

SB - Scientiae Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Science)
ScD - Doctor of Science
SEAC - South-East Asia Command
SHO - Senior House Officer
SHMO - Senior House Medical Officer
St And - St Andrews

T(M) – Trained Medically
T(S) – Trained Surgically
TA - Territorial Army
TB - Tuberculosis
TD - Territorial Decoration
TDD - Tuberculosis Diseases Diploma

UAE - United Arab Emirates
UCH - University College Hospital
UCL - University College London
UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles
UK - United Kingdom
Univ - University

VD - Venereal Disease
VIP - Very Important Person
VRD - Volunteer Reserve Decoration

WHO - World Health Organization
Wits - Witwatersrand
WRNS - Women’s Royal Naval Service

YMCA - Young Men’s Christian Association