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The Council, as part of its on going remit to consider the College’s categories of membership has decided to close to new applicants the category of Fellowship by Election.

The Council is prepared to consider applications for Fellowship by Election for a short period of time ending on 31 March 2015 for those individuals who satisfy the requirements of Bye-law 11.b.i.2. for Fellowship by Election (who will, in the main, be those persons who have become consultants in the last two years having obtained a CESR from the General Medical Council).

Potential applicants for Fellowship by Election are requested to contact the Registrar or Pam Bollen via email: membership@collemergencymed.ac.uk as soon as practicable and not later than 16 March 2015.

All Fellows by Election who remain in good standing with the College following the deadline for new applications on 31 March 2015 will remain as Fellows by Election.

Membership Application

Applications for membership of the College are considered and approved regularly at the Fellowship and Membership committee- and then ratified by Council. After ratification by Council, membership confirmation letters are sent out within one month.

The dates for acceptance of application for membership - in time for the next Council are as follows:

Fellowship & Membership committee meeting:Forms to be received byRatified by Council on
January 201516th January 201522nd January 2015
March 201513th March 201520th March 2015
May 201515th May 201521st May 2015
July 201517th July 201523rd July 2015
September 201511th September 201517th September 2015
November 201513th November 201519th November 2015

Once approved your membership will commence after council ratification. Please note that if you are approved at the January meeting, the full annual membership subscription will be payable. If approved in March, May, July and September Council, your membership subscription will be pro-rata for the year. If you are approved at the November Council and eligible for the EMJ or requested the EMJ, the journal will commence from January 2015.

The details of the membership categories and eligibility requirements can be seen in the documents below. However this is now automatically calculated for you as application for membership is now on-line.  Click on the link "Create a new account for new members".   There is a document that would indicate what your membership category may apply to you, please look at Membership Categories document

      Information about reduced subscriptions

      Several Royal Colleges have reduced subscription rates to their College for Fellows and Members in Emergency Medicine, the relevant document can be seen by clicking on the link (embedded in the Information about reduced subscriptions heading) above.

      Other relevant information regarding membership are available below. 

      Please note that the membership category of Membership by Election is not applicable for any new members.  All existing Members by Election will remain as is unless their circumstances change.

      Membership Financial informationGeneral Membership Information
      Membership Subscriptions for 2015Quick Guide to Membership Rights and Privileges
      Direct Debit InstructionChange of Circumstances - Membership
      Retiring Fellows and RevalidationEqual Opportunities Form
      Membership Subscriptions and Training FeesCareer Progression in Emergency Medicine
      Fellows working in the Republic of IrelandPrivacy notice
       Use of College Post-Nominals