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Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Conferring Ceremony of New Members
Dr. Patrick Guggan, Dr. Aoife O'Reilly,  Dr. Anna McDonough who received their Membership of the College.

As a Member or Fellow, you are part of 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.

Professor Frank Murray

President, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

The greater our membership, the stronger our voice

All over the world, more than 10,000 doctors are benefiting from being part of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.

Ours is a leadership voice that influences healthcare for the greater good. As an independent organisation representing thousands of doctors, we are a united, powerful voice that can influence national health policies to ensure they are in the best interests of people’s health.

Exclusive benefits for Members and Fellows

Join us and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits, such as

  • BMJ.com
  • The Lancet
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • An RCPI GroupScheme offering a huge range of money-saving offers
  • Discounts on Apple products, medical equipment, hotels, insurance, travel and lots more
  • Waived or reduced fees for our courses and events

Our Trainees, Members and Fellows are our most important resource. We rely on you to help shape our policy, inform our leadership and change the future of medical practice and healthcare.

Be part of our professional membership body

There are two pathways to join us:

  • Membership, which is by examination
  • Fellowship, which is by nomination.

We also have membership categories of Associates and Licentiates.

To find out more about joining RCPI or one of our Faculties or Institutes, select the relevant professional body below.

Trainee at College event