Royal College of Physicians of Ireland welcomes 62 new Fellows

A warm welcome to our newest Fellows

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) welcomed 62 new Fellows at a special admission ceremony on Friday, 14 October 2022. The ceremony was held in No. 6 Kildare Street as part of RCPI’s annual St Luke’s Symposium.

34 Fellows were conferred in person at the ceremony and 28 Fellows were conferred in absentia. The new Fellows were welcomed from all four corners of the globe including Canada, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and USA. They join RCPI’s growing network of 13,000 doctors in over 90 countries.

RCPI’s newest Fellows have each made a significant contribution to medicine and their respective specialties including Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Histopathology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Occupational Medicine, Paediatrics, Respiratory Medicine and Rheumatology.

Speaking at the ceremony, RCPI President Prof Mary Horgan said:

"It gives me great pleasure to congratulate you on becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Becoming a Fellow means you have been recognized by your peers for your contribution to your specialty. It is a major career milestone. You are an established physician at the peak of your career. Becoming a Fellow is a testament to your hard work and achievements. Congratulations!"

Professor Mary Horgan

President, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI) is our most prestigious category of membership. Achieving FRCPI is an internationally recognised benchmark of professional excellence. 

As a Fellow, you join the most senior echelons of the College, eligible to vote and contribute to our strategic direction. Having FRCPI after your name lets others know you are a highly experienced doctor who has mastered their specialty and made substantial contributions to medicine.

We are actively seeking to grow our Fellowship community and welcome applications from doctors who would like to become Fellows of the College.

Interested in Fellowship?