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Benefits of membership

All members of the Faculty receive the following benefits and services as part of their membership:

  • continuing professional development (CPD) through conferences, work groups and briefings
  • regular updates on occupational health and medicine issues, through our electronic newsletter
  • authoritative guidance on occupational health practice such as ethical guidance and Fitness for Work: the medical aspects
  • participation in the Faculty’s CPD scheme which provides one part of the evidence required for the revalidation portfolio, and use of the CPD online diary
  • access to the Faculty’s Responsible Officer, for an additional fee, together with updates on revalidation
  • opportunities to develop leadership skills through roles in the work and direction of the Faculty, including joining the Board or becoming an examiner
  • access to the dedicated members’ area on the Faculty website
  • advance notice of new publications and discounted prices
  • participate in the work of the Faculty through membership of Committees and Working Groups
  • notice of annual prize and fellowship awards
  • a comprehensive review of the Faculty’s work and plans, through the Annual Report

Fellows (FFOM), Members (MFOM) and Associates (AFOM) of the Faculty also receive the following exclusive benefits and services:

  • use of postnominals FFOM, MFOM or AFOM depending on level of qualification
  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine, an international peer reviewed journal concerned with areas of current importance in occupational medicine and environmental health issues throughout the world, which the Faculty has adopted as its official journal (other members can subscribe at an additional cost)
  • access to the The Baillie Room members lounge at the Royal College of Physicians between 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday
  • vote on matters relating to the Faculty at the Annual General Meeting in May each year
  • participate in the process for universally-elected members of the Faculty Board