Don't minimize work of nonmedical doctors

Updated 10/27/2021 8:53 AM

Just because someone has their doctorate in a discipline other than medicine doesn't mean that they haven't worked hard to earn that degree.

I have several MD'S in my family and an uncle who had a doctorate in education, as well as an aunt with one in library science. The medical doctors respected the nonmedical ones.


Your dentist is a doctor of dental surgery. Your attorney has a doctorate of jurisprudence. Your pastor may have a doctorate in divinity. Enough with the assumptions and intolerance!.

David Long

Des Plaines

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