Become an Associate Member

Join a network of clinicians who take a particular interest in transforming the health of children and young people.
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About

RCPCH Associate members can reside anywhere in the world. You can apply to become an RCPCH Associate member if you hold a primary medical qualification and work mainly in child health.

We offer an optional reduced subscription to our journal, Archives of Disease in Childhood. Associate members have the option to register for training for access to RCPCH ePortfolio (additional cost).

Associate membership of the RCPCH may be of particular interest to:

  • SAS doctors
  • Clinical Fellows
  • Trust Doctors
  • General Practitioners who have not passed MRCPCH clinical and work mainly with children, especially if applying for the Diploma of Child Health.

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Membership and training fees

Membership / training Annual fee 2019 Monthly fee via Direct Debit (UK bank accounts only) 2019
Membership

Associate membership + Archives of Disease in Childhood
UK / North America / Europe rate

£349 £29.08

Associate membership only
UK / North America / Europe rate

£249 £20.75

Associate membership + Archives of Disease in Childhood
Other countries

£166 £13.83

Associate membership only
Other countries

£66 £55
Training

Training fee
Full time training

£112 £9.33
Training fee
Less than full time training
£69 £5.75

Additional fees charged for UK members: 

  • Overseas levy - 4% of membership subscription fee
  • Visiting fellows levy - £5

Benefits

Membership offers the following benefits:

Training

Option to register for training and access our online assessment tool, RCPCH ePortfolio, for an additional annual fee.

Requirements

You must be working as a medical practitioner, with at least 50% of your work related to child health.

Associate membership may be of particular interest to Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty (SAS) Doctors, Clinical Fellows, Trust Doctors, Locums and General Practitioners (GPs) who work mainly with children, especially if applying for the Diploma of Child Health.

Application timeline

Associate members are admitted on a monthly basis. Applications received by the 14th of each month will be considered for commencement of membership from the 1st of the following month.

Please ensure you read the membership bye-laws and regulations before applying.

Download the RCPCH Associate Membership leaflet below.

Get help

Check which membership type is right for you, or contact us on membership@rcpch.ac.uk.

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