14 new Fellows admitted to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

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Welcome and congratulations to our new Fellows!

We were delighted to welcome 14 new Fellows at an admission ceremony on Friday 18 October 2019 as part of our annual St Luke's Symposium.

The 14 doctors, listed below, have all made substantial contributions to their specialties and can now use the post-nominal FRCPI. We would like to contgratulate these doctors on achieving this international benchmark of professional excellence and a major career milestone.

  • Professor Mary Higgins
  • Dr Corinna Sadlier
  • Dr Abdul Zaheer
  • Professor Derek O'Keeffe
  • Dr Nadira Hamid
  • Dr Aisling O'Riordan
  • Dr Ronan Kavanagh
  • Dr Conor Maguire
  • Dr Paddy Barrett
  • Dr Anne Freeman
  • Dr Nicola Ralph
  • Dr Muhammad Ghumro
  • Dr Sangram Biradar
  • Dr Shazia Maqsood
A group photo of our new Fellows at their admission ceremony in No.6 Kildare Street

About Fellowship of RCPI

Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI) is an international benchmark of professional excellence and a career milestone. Our Fellows are experienced hospital consultants who have made substantial contributions to their specialty. Fellowship is the highest and most prestigious category of membership within the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Our Fellowship network extends to over 3,000 consultants around the world. They are doctors who lead, change and influence in the field of medicine, both in Ireland and internationally. 

Fellowship gives doctors a united, authoritative voice to shape the future of medicine - and the future of RCPI. Fellows can attend our Annual Stated Meeting, vote in College Elections, influence healthcare policies as part of our Committees and policy groups and participate in the nomination process of a candidate for Seanad Éireann.

Are you interested in becoming a Fellow of RCPI?

To become a Fellow of the College you must:

  1. Hold Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (or equivalent) for at least four years
  2. Have held a consultant post for at least a year
  3. Have your application supported by two Fellows in good standing

Read more about the process of becoming a Fellow

Want to talk to us about Fellowship?

We are actively welcoming new applications for Fellowship. Rosaleen is happy to answer your questions and give advice.

Rosaleen Tarleton

Coordinator, Membership Services

Tel: +353 1 863 9685

Contact Rosaleen for information about benefits for Members and Fellows.