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Who are our members

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine is a professional membership organisation and standard-setting body, with over 1,500 members, who are pharmaceutical physicians or those with a professional interest in the specialty. Approximately 25% of our members based outside of the UK in over 30 countries. 

FPM members work in diverse environments; from front line clinical trials, to pharmaceutical marketing and medicines regulation. All members of the Faculty are medically qualified.  


Affiliate membership

Affiliate membership is open to any physician who works in or is able to demonstrate a professional interest and connection with pharmaceutical medicine. 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. FPM offers an Affiliate Reduced rate of membership subsription to new Affiliate members who qualified in and are currently practising in specific countries, more information here.

Revalidating? 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 an Affiliate member: The application process, eligibility requirements and further information is available on the Affiliate application form.


Associate membership

Associate (Trainee) membership applies only to those enrolled on the Pharmaceutical Medicine Specialty Training (PMST) programme. Associate membership is contingent on enrolment in PMST and the issue of an NTN (National Training Number) by the JRCPTB (Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board). 


Membership (MFPM)

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, the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine awarded by Free University, Brussels, or hold the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Pharmaceutical Medicine awarded by the University of Basel/ECPM.

Revalidating? 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 application process, eligibility requirements and further information is available on the Membership (MFPM) application form


Fellowship (FFPM)

Ordinary Fellowship of FPM is awarded to Members (MFPM) who are nominated by current Fellows and approved by the Fellowship Committee and FPM Board. Criteria and information about how the nominations are assessed is available on the Fellowship Election page.


Benefits of membership

Supporting your professional body

Membership subscriptions are essential in supporting the varied and essential work of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine. By becoming a member you are supporting and contributing to FPM's mission to advance the science and practice of pharmaceutical medicine for the benefit of the public. 

Your benefits


Membership fees

New members will be sent a subscription invoice when their application is accepted for the current year prorated on a monthly basis up to 31 December. More information on fees here.


Reinstate your membership

If you wish to reinstate your FPM membership, complete the Reinstate Membership form and send this along with a copy of your CV to the Head of Membership at fpm@fpm.org.uk. If your request to reinstate is accepted, a re-joining fee of £110 will be payable along with any outstanding unpaid subscriptions. 


Governance and regulations

Articles of Association of FPM and the Laws, Bye-Laws, Statutes and Regulations of the Colleges as they apply to members of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine here.