Royal College of Physicians
About Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) is Ireland’s largest postgraduate medical training body; a membership organisation with over 11,000 trainees, members, fellows and licentiates working at home and abroad. Accredited by the Medical Council, its mission is ‘to train, educate and continuously develop doctors for current and future world health needs.’ RCPI plays a pivotal role in raising standards of healthcare and shaping public health in Ireland. The College also has a national advisory role in relation to healthcare and interacts regularly with a number of bodies including the Medical Council, Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the Health Information & Quality Authority. Part funded by the HSE, RCPI has an operating budget of €18m in 2019.