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By becoming a Fellow of the RSM, we will provide you with support throughout your medical career through our membership services as well as become a valued part of our network of medical students, trainees, consultants and senior medical professionals.
On this page, you can find out more about the range of educational and social benefits we offer as well as the eligibility criteria and how to become a member.
The annual cost of Fellowship starts at £502 and is open to those who hold a UK recognised medical, dental or veterinary qualification or a higher scientific qualification in a healthcare related field, and there is a £125 joining fee when you first apply.
The RSM runs one of the most extensive programmes of educational conferences in the UK – nearly all with CPD accreditation:
over 400 meetings each year
spanning 56 medical specialties and areas of interest
highly preferential rates for members (sometimes free)
opportunities to network with colleagues and speakers.
Access to online journals and educational resources
An extensive range of online educational material:
over 5,000 full text e-journals
access to Clinical Key with over 13,000 medical and surgical training videos, database of clinical guidelines and over 3,000 drug monographs
five major clinical databases
growing collection of 7,500 e-books.
Outstanding library services
Home to one of the largest medical libraries in the world:
open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
600,000 volumes and 12,000 journals
private study rooms and free printing and photocopying
expert library team for high quality literature searches and free training courses covering database searching and accessing online resources (CPD accredited).
Exclusive members’ only club facilities for business or pleasure
When visiting London, enjoy superb Club facilities:
two members’ lounges and a bar and café area
elegant restaurant and private dining rooms available free of charge
onsite members’ only hotel Domus Medica, with 47 bedrooms from just £106 PRPN (inc. breakfast)
discounted rates at our nearby beautiful boutique hotel, Chandos House.
Priority invitations to high profile Society lectures
Receive priority invitations to flagship events:
Medical Innovations Summits and breakfast briefings, showcasing work from innovators, entrepreneurs and researchers from around the globe
Global Health lectures, debates and the annual Global Health Conference addressing a key topic each year.
Exclusive benefits and privileges
Enjoy an exclusive range of extra benefits and privileges for members, including:
global network of reciprocal clubs
free White membership of WEXAS Travel
discounts on Hiscox home insurance
discounts at John Lewis stores and on Apple products
discounts on car parking, and much more…
price and eligibility
The price of Fellowship starts at £502 (includes an element of VAT*) and is open to those who hold a UK recognised medical, dental or veterinary qualification, or a higher scientific qualification in a healthcare related field.
Those holding senior positions within the healthcare sector may also be eligible for Fellowship, subject to confirmation by the RSM Member Services Committee.
Fellows must be resident in the UK. This includes the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Fellows residing in the Republic of Ireland should apply as an Overseas Fellow.
*VAT based on access to the RSM’s electronic library and learning resources