The Chief Medical Officer was a position in the Planetary Union in charge of the Medical section aboard a vessel. The position was usually filled by a commissioned officer of Lieutenant Commander rank, below Commander and above Lieutenant. Chief Medical Officers were personally responsible for overseeing all nurses and doctors serving on the ship.
The Chief Medical Officer typically worked in the Chief Medical Officer's Office in Sick Bay. However, Chief Medical Officer was one of the most frequently appointed members of away missions due to their medical expertise.
Notable Chief Medical Officers[edit | edit source]
Production[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Unlike most senior staff which worked on the ship's Bridge, the Chief Medical Officer worked almost exclusively in Sick Bay.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Chief Engineering Officer
- Chief Security Officer
- Chief Science Officer
- First Officer
- Second Officer