International affiliate membership

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has entered into a collaborative relationship with the American College of Physicians (ACP) which provides the opportunity for members or fellows of the ACP to join the RCP at an exclusive discounted rate.

The relationship between the RCP and the ACP will further the goals of both organisations to set higher standards and improve care in practice.

The RCP is a professional membership body, representing over 32,000 physicians across the UK and internationally. Membership of the RCP provides support at every stage of your career, to help you fulfil your potential and provide the best possible health and healthcare for your patients.

Why become a member?

You can access a number of benefits as an RCP international affiliate member. These include:

  • free access to our video archive, allowing you to watch recordings of more than 100 exclusive events and RCP 'teach-ins' at your convenience
  • the ability to organise streamed evening teach-ins in your hospital (which can be arranged to suit your time zone)
  • free access to clinical resources, such as our acute care toolkits and our library's collection of ejournals, ebooks and databases via an RCP Athens login
  • the opportunity to enter the RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards
  • a 20% discount on UpToDate, the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource
  • online access to the Clinical Medicine journal and Commentary, the RCP magazine
  • the opportunity to get involved with our international capacity development programmes.

Membership fees

ACP members receive an exclusive discounted rate of £99 pa (20% off the full rate).

How to apply

Download the application form below and return it by email to the membership department: Please include a CV.