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The RCOG is a membership organisation with over 12,500 Fellows and Members worldwide. We also offer a range of other membership options. This section of the site brings together everything you need to know about our membership services and activities.

RCOG membership admission ceremony

RCOG President Dr David Richmond at the RCOG membership ceremony

RCOG members at the Annual Professional Development conference

Categories of membership

We have a range of membership options which allow anyone working in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology (O&G), worldwide, to have a formal link with the College. Find out more about the different membership categories.

Fellows and Members

The Fellows and Members section provides information for our Fellows and Members about their membership:

Retired Fellows and Members

The retired Fellows and Members page provides information about services, benefits and subscription fees for our retired Fellows and Members.


The Trainees page signposts RCOG Trainees and those interested in a career in O&G to the relevant areas of our website.


The Associates section provides information about Associate membership of the College, which is designed for medical practitioners worldwide who work in women’s health care but do not hold the MRCOG qualification.


The Affiliates page provides information about Affiliate membership of the College, which is suitable for anyone working for the benefit of women’s health care worldwide but who doesn’t hold a medical degree.

Gift shop

Our gift shop offers a range of RCOG merchandise, from Fellows’ and Members’ ties, notebooks and pens to graduation teddy bears. To browse the shop and make an order, please visit the gift shop page.

Contact us

To contact the Membership Relations team, please email Andrea Gale or call +44 20 7772 6202.

Elsewhere on the site

Membership news
Membership magazine, e-newsletter, membership surveys, obituaries and more
What we do
Read an overview of all of the College’s activities