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Faculties and Institutes

Faculty of Paediatrics


Faculty of Paediatrics

The Faculty of Paediatrics at RCPI is the national professional and training body for paediatrics in Ireland, working to ensure the highest standards in child health.

Faculty of Paediatrics launches book to celebrate 40th anniversary

Specialist Training

We offer both Basic and Higher Specialist Training Programmes in Paediatrics, giving you the opportunity to train to a high level in this specialty.

Basic Specialist Training in Paediatrics

About Basic Specialist Training Mandatory courses How to apply

Higher Specialist Training in Paediatrics

About Higher Specialist Training Specialties How to apply

Supporting and Engaging with our Trainees

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Professional Competence

If you are registered on the Supervised, General or Specialist Division of the Irish Medical Council Register, you are required to be enrolled on a Professional Competence Scheme. This section will guide you through the process and help you maintain your professional competence.


Faculty of Paediatrics Annual Report

Download the latest Annual Report from the Faculty of Paediatrics at RCPI.


Become a Member

The MRCPI in Paediatrics is accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland as the foremost knowledge-based assessment for paediatrics in Ireland. The qualification of MRCPI in Paediatrics shows potential employers that you have advanced knowledge of paediatrics. In Ireland, achieving MRCPI means you are ready to enter Higher Specialist Training, the final stage of training before independent practice.

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