Medical acronyms

Acronym

Definition

AC Companion of the Order of Australia
AM Member of the Order of Australia 
AO Officer of the Order of Australia 
ASA Australian Society of Anaesthetists 
B.D Sc Bachelor of Dental Science 
BA Bachelor of Arts 
MPA Master of Public Administration 
BCom Bachelor of Commerce 
BMedSc Bachelor of Medical Science 
BN Bachelor of Nursing 
BSc  Bachelor of Science 
CGO  Certificate of Gynaecological Oncology
COG  Cooperative Oncology Group 
DPhil  Doctor of Philosophy (Oxon) 
DRACOG  Diploma of the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 
DRCOG  Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) 
FACP  Fellow of American College of Physicians 
FAICD  Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors 
FASSA  Fellow of Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia 
FCHSE  Fellow of Chemical Science and Engineering 
FRACDS (OMS)  Fellow of Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
FRACGP  Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 
FRACP  Fellow of Royal Australasian College of Physicians 
FRACS  Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 
FRANZCOG  Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 
FRANZCR  Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 
FRCOG  Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 
FRCP  Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians 
FRCPA  Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia 
FRCPath  Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists 
FRCPI  Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 
FRCS (UK)  Royal College of Surgeons (UK) 
FRS  Fellow of the Royal Society 
LLB  Bachelor of Laws 
LLM  Master of Law 
M.Med  Master of Medicine 
MA  Master of Arts 
MBA  Master of Business Administration 
MBBS  Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 
MBChB  Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery 
MD  Doctor of Medicine 
MEI (AGSE)  Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Association of Graduate Student Employees) 
MGO  Master of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 
MRCP  Member of the Royal College of Physicians 
MSc  Master of Science 
PhD  Doctorate 
Updated: 28 Jan, 2013