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We are the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Based in the UK, we are responsible for setting standards of training, administering examinations and awarding Fellowship and Membership of the College as well as supporting Post Graduate Doctors in Training to qualify in the specialty of Emergency Medicine.

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The College

The College works to ensure high quality patient care by setting and monitoring standards. We provide expert guidance and advice on health policy to relevant bodies on matters relating to Emergency Medicine and advocate and influence policy makers and politicians on behalf of our members and the wider specialty.

We are the membership body for more than 12,000 Emergency Medicine clinicians in the UK and across the world, and work to support them to have sustainable and satisfying careers.  

We are proud to be supported by our Royal Patron, Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal.  

Read more about our recommendations for how the new Westminster government can #ResuscitateEmergencyCare via the button below.  

Being a Member

Being a Member

At RCEM our members are at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to represent them and support the work they do for their patients, not just in the UK, but around the world. We offer a range of membership options which are tailored to suit and cater for EM specialists whatever their career path. To find out all about our membership option visit our member pages via the link below. If you are already a member, you can also log in to our excusive Member Portal from these pages.

RCEM Events

RCEM Events

Our dedicated and highly experienced Events Team plan an annual calendar of events, study days and conferences aimed at the Emergency Medicine community. Taking place across the UK they provide a chance for our members to come together to learn, engage and network with their peers and leading experts in the field of Emergency Medicine. We host two main member conferences a year, our Spring CPD Conference and our Annual Scientific Conference in the autumn. Find out more about our ASC via the button below and also visit our full events calendar via the link to find out more about our other upcoming events.

Annual Scientific Conference 2024 Events Calendar

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