Membership

The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine has a number of entry routes for Fellowship and Membership.  Please click the links below for individual membership categories. 

Please note that where a daytime clinical commitment to ICM is required, the definition of 'daytime clinical commitment' is contained in the respective application forms.
 

Fellowship by Election [FFICM]
Considered for practitioners across the world who have made sustained and significant contributions to the practice of Intensive Care Medicine.
 

Fellowship by Assessment [FFICM]
Open to substantive or honorary UK consultants, overseas consultants who have completed their specialist training in the UK or or non-NHS/DMS consultants in the UK who have completed their specialist training in the UK,  with a contracted daytime clinical commitment to ICM who are full Fellows of one of the FICM trustee colleges.
 

Fellowship by Examination [FFICM]
Awarded to all who pass the FFICM Final Examination.
 

Associate Fellowship [AFICM]
Open to substantive or honorary UK consultants with a contracted daytime clinical commitment to ICM who are not full Fellows of one of the FICM trustee colleges. (For example hold FCARCSI or Associate Fellowship of the RCoA). 
 

Fellowship ad eundem [FFICM]
Open to substantive or honorary UK consultants with a contracted daytime clinical commitment to ICM who are not full Fellows of one of the FICM trustee colleges and have significantly furthered the interests of the Faculty and/or intensive care medicine.
 

Affiliate Fellowship
Open to either:

  • Medical practitioners holding a substantive or honorary NHS or Defence Medical Services consultant post in the United Kingdom with a sessional or other contracted clinical commitment to Intensive Care Medicine which does not meet the level of daytime clinical commitment requirement for either Fellowship by Assessment or Associate Fellowship. 
  • Registered ICM Affiliate Trainees who have achieved the stipulated level of commensurate training in ICM.
     

Membership [MFICM]
Open to non-consultant career grade UK doctors with a contracted daytime clinical commitment to ICM who are not eligible for any Fellowship route. 
 

Associate Membership
This route is ONLY for use by Advanced Critical Care Practitioners (ACCPs).
 

Trainee Membership
There are two ways that trainees can join the Faculty:


Please refer to the Faculty's Regulations for further clarification on eligibility requirements.

Please Note: Applicants for Fellowship or Membership of the Faculty will be informed of the outcome of their application and, if successful, receive their certificate in due course. However, there can be a backlog of applications to process and each certificate must be signed by the Dean, Vice-Dean, and Chief Executive before it is posted out. If you have yet to be informed of the outcome of your application, or have received a confirmation letter but not your certificate, please bear with us, it is being processed and you will be notified as soon as possible. The Faculty apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.