Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine

An internationally recognised qualification in Public Health Medicine

Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MFPHMI) is an internationally recognised benchmark of excellence, valued by healthcare employers worldwide.

MFPHMI is achieved through examination and is accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland as the leading knowledge-based assessment for Public Health Medicine in Ireland. It is an essential component of Higher Specialist Training in Public Health Medicine, which is the final stage of training before independent practice.

MFPHMI at a glance

The Membership of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine (MFPHMI) examination assesses your knowledge, attitudes and skills in public health medicine. The exam consists of two "Parts":

  1. MFPHMI Part I
  2. MFPHMI Part II

Each Part is taken separately and must be passed before you can progress to the next stage. You have seven years from the date of passing Part I to pass Part II.