Membership Benefits

Joining the Faculty of Clinical Informatics gives you access to the following benefits:

  • Networking and support from an expert group of multidisciplinary informaticians across the four nations of the UK
  • Monthly e-newsletter with updates on the Faculty, blogs and interviews with members
  • Special Interest Groups – be part of a network for specific areas of informatics and collaborate with experts in the field. Current Special Interest Groups include Early Careers, Artificial Intelligence, Diagnosis Recording, and Clinical Safety
  • Professional Interest Groups for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Healthcare sciences is currently being established.
  • Access to Faculty events, including:
    • Our Annual Membership Conference, free of charge, on a first come first serve basis per venue limits
    • Significant discount for the FCI Annual Scientific Conference
  • Career development support for clinical informaticians at every career stage, including:
  • Affiliation with BMJ Health and Care Informatics, with discounts on accepted publication charges
  • Networking for Associate members
  • Support the development of professional standards in clinical informatics, including our core competency framework for clinical informaticians to help ensure that individuals and their employers are clear about the skills and experience required for clinical informatics roles
  • Certificate of membership
  • Access to the members area at our offices in the Royal College of Pathologists, London
  • Eligible to use the Faculty postnominal (Members and Fellows only)
  • Join Standing Committees including Membership, Education and Standards and Governance to help shape Faculty policies (Fellows and Members only)
  • Eligible to vote in elections of Faculty Council (Fellows and Members only)
  • Guidance on the commissioning, design, development and delivery of health and care information systems