Our next MRCPI conferring ceremonies take place on 6 December 2018
Congratulations on your achievement - We know it takes immense dedication and clinical acumen to pass our Membership examinations.
When you are conferred as a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, it marks a major milestone on the path to becoming a specialist. You are joining a global network of respected physicians whose roots date back to 1654.
You should aim to attend a conferring ceremony in the same year that you pass your clinical exam.
Remember, you are not considered a Member of RCPI and are not entitled to use the post-nominal letters 'MRCPI', until you have been conferred at a ceremony and awarded your diploma. You can also apply to be conferred in Absentia.
We hold conferring ceremonies three times a year in our beautiful historic home at No. 6 Kildare Street. The ceremonies usually take place in April, July and November each year.
If you need to defer your attendance, please let us know in writing at least two weeks before the ceremony takes place.
Online applications for attending the RCPI Conferring Ceremony and for applying In Absentia to be conferred on Thursday 6 December 2018 will open approx 4-5 weeks before and will close before the ceremony.
If you cannot attend a conferring ceremony and want to be conferred in absentia, you will need to complete and upload this declaration form as part of your online registration during the online application time.
After achieving Membership, you may choose to become a Collegiate Member of RCPI. Collegiate Members enjoy a range of exclusive benefits from RCPI, such as
All Members of RCPI are invited to become a Collegiate Member each year by paying an annual subscription. When you attend a conferring ceremony, the fee you pay covers your subscription for the first year of Membership.
If you would like to talk to us about becoming a Collegiate Member, please contact our Alumni Office at email@example.com
I further promise and declare that I will, to the best of my ability do all things in the practice of my profession for the honour of this College and the good of the public.
Extract from our Membership declaration, which all new Members must recite or sign
If your diploma is lost or stolen you can order a replacement diploma by submitting a completed Replacement Diploma Form, which is available on request from the Examinations Department. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Being a member of RCPI has given me a sense of belonging within the medical community in my postgraduate career.
Dr Bernadette Brady MRCPI