We develop standards of medical care and training, and influence health policy throughout the UK on behalf of physicians and patients. When you join us you can support this vital work, access our extensive range of professional support, and become involved in other College activities that will enhance your career.

Membership categories

Student & Foundation

Free for Medical students and doctors up to two years post-qualifying.

Associate

For fully registered doctors who do not hold MRCP(UK) or MRCPCH.

Collegiate

For doctors possessing MRCP(UK) or MRCPCH (pre-consultant).

Fellowship

For consultants or equivalent.

Retired

We offer reduced subscription rates for retired doctors who would like to keep involved with the College.

Refugee doctors

Doctors who have come to the UK as refugees will be able to access the College’s education programme and membership free of charge to continue their professional development and training with a view to returning to work as a doctor. Those interested in taking part in the College’s scheme should contact Graeme McAlister, Head of Membership – g.mcalister@rcpe.ac.uk / 0131 225 7324.