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Membership and Fellowship


Join the Faculty of Pathology

Are you an experienced, ambitious Consultant Pathologist? Fellowship of the Faculty of Pathology lets you play an important role in the governance and future direction of your professional body.


Become a Fellow

You can promote and develop the specialty of Pathology in Ireland by:

  • acting in an advisory capacity to Government and statutory bodies
  • acting as a vital source of information for media, the general public and other medical professionals
  • developing and delivering postgraduate training programmes
    developing and delivering Professional Competence Schemes. 

You will also enjoy a wide range of exclusive life-long membership benefits from RCPI including access to online journals and exclusive discounts.


As a Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology, you join a committed group of physicians operating at the forefront of medicine in Ireland and internationally. Not only are you helping to transform lives on a daily basis, but you’re contributing to change for future generations.

Prof Hilary Humphreys

Dean, Faculty of Pathology

Are you ready to become a Fellow?

To become a Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology you must:

  • hold the MRCPath

    • or be American Board qualified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology
    • or hold a similar qualification from the Australian or Canadian Colleges
    • or hold degrees of MD or PhD
    • or have published work of adequate merit, as judged by the Faculty
  • have a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Specialist Training in a Pathology specialty
  • be nominated by a Fellow of ten years’ seniority in good standing.

If you are interested in becoming a Fellow, we would love to hear from you. Simply contact Rita at the details listed below to arrange a quick informal assessment of your eligibility.

Once we're satisfied that you are eligible to apply for Fellowship, we will send you the necessary forms to complete. 

Course and masterclasses.

Contact Us


Rita Dolan

Programme Coordinator, Faculty of Pathology and Faculty of Occupational Medicine

Tel: + 353 1 863 9738

Contact Rita for queries relating to the Faculty of Pathology and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. She can be reached at  and