RCGP launches International Affiliate membership

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has recently launched a new membership grade, International Affiliate membership. The RCGP is the professional membership body and guardian of standards for family doctors in the UK, working to promote excellence in primary healthcare.

International Affiliate membership is designed to provide comprehensive support and resources to medical students, trainees in Family Medicine and family doctors based outside of the United Kingdom, who we cordially invite to join the RCGP as an International Affiliate member.

The wide range of benefits available to International Affiliate members includes unrestricted access to the RCGP’s Online Learning Environment which comprises of hundreds of hours worth of RCGP accredited training materials.

In addition to this, membership also comes with an online subscription to the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP). The BJGP is an international journal publishing research, debate and analysis, and clinical guidance for family practitioners and primary care researchers worldwide. It is the leading primary care journal in Europe and one of the most highly cited primary care journals in the world.

International Affiliate membership compliments MRCGP[INT], our full international membership category. MRCGP[INT] is available to doctors who have taken and passed a MRCGP[INT] exam at one of our accredited sites.

For more information about International Affiliate membership including fees, how to join and our full range of benefits please visit here – www.rcgp.org.uk/intaff.

Why become an International Affiliate member?

By joining our network of international doctors, you gain access to our extensive benefits which include:
• Subscription to the British Journal of General Practice online
• Online Learning Environment (OLE)
• RCGP updates including a quarterly membership ebulletins
• Continuing professional development event discounts, including the RCGP Annual Conference