"Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary." - Mahatma Gandhi.
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
This character is responsible for all medical and health care needs of the crew of the ship. The character is a medical doctor.
The CMO plays mainly in Sickbay but can appear on the bridge or any other ship location during critical and life threatening situations and is often included in away missions that involve injured or sick people.
Examples from Star Trek include Leonard H. "Bones" McCoy, Beverly Crusher, Julian Bashir, and Dr. Phlox.
This is a department leadership position that sees many opportunities for activity and is featured heavily in nearly all missions.