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One who has received a diploma, especially a physician certified as a specialist by a board of examiners.
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(Medicine) any person who has been granted a diploma, esp a physician certified as a specialist
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(ˈdɪp ləˌmeɪt)

a person, as a doctor or engineer, who has a diploma and has been certified as a specialist by a board in the appropriate field.
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Noun1.diplomate - medical specialist whose competence has been certified by a diploma granted by an appropriate professional group
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
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What rendered these diplomates so much the more aristocratic, was the novelty of the thing, scarcely one of them having been accustomed to society at home.
AAWRE cited "her indelible contributions to the AAWRE, championing post-license board certification, and advancing the practice in water resources engineering." The award was established in 2014 to recognize a diplomate or honorary diplomate who has demonstrated outstanding and exemplary service and contributions to the Academy.
The final recommendation notes that ABMS member boards "must collaborate with professional and/or CME/CPD organizations to share data and information to guide and support diplomate engagement in continuing certification."
Paddy Ashdown, former British politician, soldier, diplomate and high representative to BiH, passed away on Saturday at the age of 77.
Dr Ader is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.
Le president palestinien, Mahmoud Abbas, a accepte une proposition russe de rencontrer a Moscou le Premier ministre israelien Benjamin Netanyahu, a annonce, lundi, un diplomate palestinien.
These credentials are bestowed upon qualified sanitarians that meet the requirements or certification as a Diplomate and/or Diplomate Laureate of the American Academy of Sanitarians (AAS).
The spring 2015 Diplomate application cycle is open now through May 22.
The CME requirement is clear: All diplomate physicians must accrue, on average, 30 Category-1 CME credits a year; the CME must be relevant to the specialty or subspecialty in which the diplomate practices.
Dans une declaration a l'APS, il a signale que "nous nous rejouissons du retour dans leurs familles au debut de ce mois sacre de Ramadhan du diplomate tunisien Laaroussi Gantassi et de son collegue Mohamed Ben Cheikh, enleves il y a trois mois a Tripoli (Libye)".

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