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Are specialties capitalized?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by ADeadLois, Jul 23, 2006.

  1. ADeadLois

    ADeadLois Senior Member

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    Just a quick PS question...


    If I say something like "the Cardiology department", is cardiology capitalized?
     
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  3. jillibean

    jillibean Senior Member

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    why not Cardiology Department?
     
  4. CavalierMD

    CavalierMD Secondary Stalker 4-Lyf!

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    I'd say if it's part of the title of something, then yes. In your case, it's the title of the department... so, Caridology Department.

    Similarly, if it's in someone's job title: Head of Cardiology

    However, if it's just a noun... "the great cardiologist"... then I wouldn't capitalize.

    My guess, anyway...
     
  5. shantster

    shantster Eye protection!

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    That's the way that I've learned.
     

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