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.

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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.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP OF THE FACULTY OF PATHOLOGY

SpRs in Pathology can now become Associate Members of the Faculty.

This membership category was established to facilitate better communication between the Faculty and trainees, as part of the Faculty’s strategy to engage with practitioners in pathology at all stages of their careers.

Associate Membership provides a forum for trainees to bring training and other issues to the attention of the Faculty.

As an Associate Member, you can engage with the Faculty before you complete training - Associate Members are eligible to represent trainees on the Board, and on the Education and Training Committee. 

How to become an Associate Member

If you are in Higher Specialist Training in Pathology you can apply for Associate Membership of the Faculty of Pathology.  

The annual subscription fee is €40 - reduced to €25 if you already hold another category of Membership within RCPI and are in good standing. 

You will need a sponsoring Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology, such as your trainer or National Specialty Director.

Contact Us

 

Rita Dolan

Faculty Coordinator

Tel: + 353 1 863 9738

Contact Rita for queries relating to the Faculty of Pathology - pathology@rcpi.ie and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine - FOM@rcpi.ie. For queries relating to LFOM and MFOM examinations email: examinations@rcpi.ie