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We provide a collective voice for our 1,500 members who are striving to advance the research and development of new medicines to help prevent and overcome diseases that impact on the lives of patients worldwide. They are all medically-qualified and employed within the pharmaceutical industry, research organisations, drug regulatory authorities – or working as independent consultants.

Join FPM to help us in our mission is to advance the science and practice of pharmaceutical medicine by working to develop and maintain competence, ethics and integrity and the highest professional standards in the specialty for the benefit of the public.

Membership eligibility and how to apply

Membership of FPM and the right to use the postnominals MFPM is open to eligible medical practioners who hold the:

  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine awarded by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • Diploma in Human Pharmacology awarded by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • Diploma in Experimental Therapeutics awarded by Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine awarded by Free University, Brussels
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies in Pharmaceutical Medicine awarded by the University of Basel/ECPM

Applicants must possess a medical qualification listed in the WHO Directory and current registration with the GMC or the relevant professional body in the country in which they are practising or where they were awarded their primary medical qualification.

You must also have achieved a minimum of two years’ experience in a pharmaceutical medical role.


Becoming a member of FPM may create a prescribed connection for revalidation now or in the future, please contact FPM’s revalidation team for advice revalidation@fpm.org.uk.


Apply to become a Member

To apply to become a Member please complete and submit this online form, along with an up to date CV (PDF or Word document).

If you have been enrolled in PMST and have passed the DPM exams you can apply to become a Member of FPM (MFPM) via our fast-track membership form.

If you have any problems please email membership@fpm.org.uk.



Find out more about our fees here

All members can become involved in our work and activities, for example via our events, by joining our Expert Groups, or writing for our blog.

Want to do more with your membership?

Visit the Get Involved page to find out more about opportunities within FPM

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