Our Lifetime Fellowship brings you the opportunity to add your professional expertise to our collective voice in influencing the future of healthcare. You can share a career’s worth of experience and insights with colleagues by mentoring future generations of physicians from around the world and help raise standards globally by contributing to our international development work. 

Continuing benefits include:

  • Remaining at the forefront of medical education via our Education Portal, which provides a flexible learning environment of articles, lectures, and interactive cases
  • Free quarterly digital access to The Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
  • Contributing to the work of the College by joining one of our committees
  • Attending our heritage and history events at the College for free
  • Being involved and supporting the College’s charitable aims and future objectives

How to apply

Lifetime Fellowship is open to Fellows who are retired from all remunerative practice.

Those with 10 years’ full Fellowship can become a Lifetime Fellow for a one of payment of only £799 for UK Fellows and £475 for overseas Fellows at retirement. As a Lifetime Fellow you will no longer need to pay the annual Retired Fellowship fee. 

We also welcome Fellows who retire who have less than 10 years' full Fellowship - your one-off payment will be calculated on your total Fellowship contributions. 

To apply or find out more please email memsubs@rcpe.ac.uk.