Join the RCP

You'll be part of a global community, spanning every career stage from medical student to retired consultant.

With a 500-year history and around 37,000 members and fellows in the UK and internationally, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is uniquely placed to support and represent you throughout your medical career.

Get involved

The RCP plays a pivotal role in raising standards of healthcare and shaping public health, and as part of our membership community you’ll have opportunities to influence our work through our committees and networks.

What we do for you

As a member of the RCP you'll benefit from a wide range of resources to help you excel at every stage of your career, including:

  • exclusive member discounts on conferences, workshops, events and learning tools
  • a regional and international network to support you wherever you’re based
  • access to our member-only video archive, and over 3,000 ejournals and ebooks
  • free access to our online CPD diary and exclusive app, saving you £160 per year.

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Why join?

Hear from some of our members about what RCP membership means to them and how it supports their career and continued education.