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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.

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.



Our membership categories and how to apply

Membership of FPM and the right to use the postnominals MFPM is open to eligible physicians 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



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

The eligibility requirements and further information is available on the Membership (MFPM) application form. Please download this from, complete it and e-mail it to membership@fpm.org.uk 

Please do not post this form, if you are unable to scan a signed copy, submit it by email to membership@fpm.org.uk without a signature.



Find out more about our fees here

By joining FPM you will be helping to support our work. We offer a strong voice on pharmaceutical medical issues, and advocate on behalf of our members.

We develop policies on all topics related to pharmaceutical medicine and respond to government and regulatory authority consultations, whilst promoting the highest ethical standards for our members and the profession.

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