Become a Fellow (by registration)

Fellowship is the pinnacle of RCPCH membership - it recognises practitioners who have competed their specialist training and celebrates their contribution to paediatrics and child health.

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If you are working in a substantive, non-training post, and are on the General Medical Council (GMC) or Irish Medical Council (IMC) Specialist Registers for Paediatrics, you can apply for Fellowship via registration. You must be a Fellow to apply for some College posts, such as President and Examiners.

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Fees

Country of residence Annual fee 2019 Monthly fee when paying by Direct Debit (UK bank accounts only) 2019

UK

£548

£45.66
Rest of Europe and North America £414 n/a
Other countries £264 n/a

Additional fees charged for UK members: 

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

Benefits

  • Your fellowship
  • Use of FRCPCH designation
  • FRCPCH lapel pin
  • Fellowship certificate
  • Voting rights
  • Representation on Council
  • Regional support
  • Listing on online members' directory
  • Use of the members’ room in RCPCH London office
  • Opportunities to apply for senior College posts, including President and Examiners
  • Exclusive events for Fellows

Resources and communications

Professional development

Requirements

To apply for Fellowship via registration, you must be registered on the General Medical Council (GMC) or Irish Medical Council (IMC) Specialist Registers for Paediatrics and working in a substantive (eg permanent) non-training post.

Note that Fellowship is also available by election for those not on the GMC Specialist Register but who are working in a substantive, non-training post and have achieved distinction.

Application timeline

Fellows who apply via registration are admitted on a monthly basis. Applications received by the 14th of each month will be considered for commencement of fellowship from the 1st of the following month.

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

Download the RCPCH Fellowship Membership leaflet below.

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

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