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Benefits of Membership and Fellowship


Benefits of Membership

As a Collegiate Member, you are part of our global community of physicians working together to improve people’s heath. We have over 9,000 Members across over 90 countries.

When you pay your annual subscription as a Collegiate Member, you have access to an exclusive range of benefits including:

  • Use of the internationally recognised postnominal
  • Free access to CPD Events, including Masterclasses and our annual conference, St Luke’s Symposium, to keep you up to date with the latest developments in medicine
  • Access to webinars of run by our six Faculties and Institutes
  • Access to recordings of CPD webinars on the RCPI Digital Library, Panopto ( you can access this when you login to
  • Discount on your Professional Competence Scheme enrollment fee, if you are registered with us to record your Professional Competence
  • Have your name included in our Directory of Members and Fellows in good standing
  • Collegiate Members of the Faculty of Paediatrics, have access to Pediatrics – the Journal of the American Academic of Pediatrics.

Benefits of Fellowship

Becoming a Fellow means you have been recognised by your peers for your contribution to your specialty and are part of a community of physicians who are operating at the forefront of medicine.

When you pay your annual subscription as a Fellow,  it means that you may:

  • Use the internationally recognised Postnominal
  • Have your name listed in our Directory of Members and Fellows in good standing

Play your Part

  • Influence the future of medicine and the medical profession
  • Participate in a committee or get involved in our healthcare leadership initiatives for healthier populations and better healthcare – find out about opportunities to get involved
  • Fellows of the College have a vote in RCPI Council Elections and have the opportunity to stand for Council election.
  • Fellows of the College may nominate colleagues for Fellowship
  • Fellows of a Faculty or Institute may participate in Faculty /Institute elections

VIP Access to the College

  • As a Fellow you are invited events to meet and network with your peers at our educational symposia and conferences
  • Free access to CPD webinars including Masterclasses, and educational webinars run by our Faculties and Institutes
  • Access to a programme of historical and culture events run by our Heritage Centre
  • Enjoy our historic home, No. 6 Kildare Street. As a Fellow you have a 30% discount on hiring a room for an event
  • As a Fellow, you may also avail of a discount on your Professional Competence Enrollment Fee, if you are registered with us for Professional Competence
  • Fellows of the Faculty of Paediatrics, have access to the Pediatrics Journal 


Trainees of the College have some additional benefits to support them in their training. Information can be found in your Training Handbook.