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Election of Fellows Ordinary and Honorary and Members Honorary and by Distinction

Applications for Election of Members (MFPM) to Ordinary Fellowship (FFPM) 2018

Fellowship of the Faculty recognises an individual’s significant contribution to both the practice and science of Pharmaceutical Medicine and to the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine.

Fellowship is more than passing an examination; it is a demonstration of commitment to the Faculty and an acknowledgement of an individual's contribution to pharmaceutical medicine, its standards and practice. 

How to apply:

Members of the Faculty (MFPM) are eligible to apply for Ordinary Fellowship by one of two routes:

Route 1:  Members who have held Membership of the Faculty (MFPM) for eight years or more. 

Route 2:  Members (MFPM) who have been on the GMC Specialist Register for Pharmaceutical Medicine either through a CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) or CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Register) for at least two years. 

See page two of the application form for more information on eligibility. It is important that you read the guidelines carefully and ensure that all the required information is provided in full. Incomplete forms may delay the Faculty's decision or invalidate your application. A full CV must be attached to the application. 

Download: Ordinary Fellowship application form 

Applications must be received in the Faculty Office by 5pm on Thursday 10 May 2018. Completed forms, with any required attachments, should be posted to The Registrar, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, 19 Angel Gate, 326a City Road, London EC1V 2PT or email a scanned copy to fellowship@fpm.org.uk.

Proposals for Election of Honorary Fellows, Honorary Members and Members by Distinction 2018

Honorary Fellowship

This is the highest honour the Faculty can bestow, it recognises the recipient’s eminence within their own field and their outstanding contribution to pharmaceutical medicine.

On the recommendation of the Fellowship and Awards Committee, the Board of Trustees, may bestow Honorary Fellowship on persons of eminence who may or may not be members of the Faculty, and who have made exceptional contributions in the fields of research, teaching or the practice of pharmaceutical medicine, or medical or general science, or society. Honorary Fellows need not be medically qualified. Such honours are strictly limited.

Honorary Membership

On the recommendation of the Fellowship and Awards Committee, the Board of Trustees may bestow Honorary Membership on persons who are not members of the Faculty, and who have made significant contributions in the fields of research, teaching or the practice of pharmaceutical medicine, or medical or general science, or society. Honorary Members need not be medically qualified. Such honours are strictly limited. 

Membership by Distinction

On the recommendation of the Fellowship and Awards Committee, the Board of Trustees may bestow Membership by Distinction on pharmaceutical physicians who have made a significant contribution in the fields of research, teaching or the practice of pharmaceutical medicine. This is an exceptional route to Membership for individuals who have made a significant contribution beyond the normal day-to-day practice of pharmaceutical medicine. These awards are limited and reserved for exceptional physicians and may not be made every year. Members by Distinction have the same rights, privileges and obligations as Members. Members by Distinction will be able to apply for Ordinary Fellowship (FFPM). 

How to nominate for Honorary and by Distinction awards:

Only Fellows of the Faculty (FFPM) in good standing may nominate individuals for these categories of membership. Two proposers are required. See page two of the proposal form for more information on eligibility. It is important that you read the guideance notes carefully and ensure that all the required information is provided in full. Incomplete forms may delay the Faculty's decision or invalidate your nomination.

Download: Honorary and by Distinction proposal form

Proposal forms must be received in the Faculty Office by 5pm on Thursday 10 May 2018. Completed forms, with any required attachments, should be posted to The Registrar, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, 19 Angel Gate, 326a City Road, London EC1V 2PT or email a scanned copy to fellowship@fpm.org.uk.  


Annual Fellowship, Membership and Awards Ceremony

Successful candidates for Ordinary Fellowship and successful nominations for Honorary and by Distinction awards will be formally presented to the President at the Faculty's Annual Fellowship, Membership and Awards Ceremony on 1 November 2018 at the Royal College of Physicians, London.