Member benefits: Trainees who hold the MRCP(UK) qualification

Collegiate membership of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) will help trainees enrolled in higher specialty training, and who have completed the MRCP(UK), excel.

We offer a number of member services specifically tailored to your needs as a trainee, to help you navigate your training and prepare for your career as a consultant physician.

What you will get

For £157 a year, collegiate membership offers you a wide range of benefits including:

  • the right to hold the MRCP(UK) London post-nominal
  • exclusive member discounts on conferences and educational programmes, including the RCP annual conference and acclaimed Doctors as educators workshops
  • career development and networking opportunities, including the RCP mentoring scheme
  • key publications such as Clinical MedicineFuture Healthcare Journal and Commentary delivered to your door
  • access to our member-only video archive, allowing you to watch recordings of over 200 educational events and 'teach-ins' at your own convenience
  • up to 20% off UpToDate, the premier evidence-based clinical decision support resource
  • access to clinical resources, such as our acute care toolkits
  • free access to EMBASE, the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, the BMJ, NEJM, JAMA, all Wiley medical journals and thousands of other ejournals, ebooks and databases in the library collection
  • a 25% discount on BMJ Case Reports
  • library services including document delivery,  long-distance book loans and free literature searches.

A full list of benefits is available to download.

Payment information

You can opt to pay your subsequent higher specialist training fees (ST4 onwards) along with your collegiate membership fee, either annually or in quarterly direct debit instalments. Please note that your training fees are not included in your membership fee. The collegiate membership rate for JRCPTB trainees is £140 per annum.

How to join

You can join online or by emailing join@rcplondon.ac.uk. Visit our trainees page to learn more about what you can access as a member.