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Fellows are role models for the profession – whether working in clinical science, engineering or technology – and are the senior leaders in their particular field.  Fellowship of IPEM demonstrates status, experience, competence and reputation.  All Full Members are welcome to apply to become a Fellow of the Institute – an invitation to apply is not required.

In addition to the benefits of Full Membership, an IPEM Fellow will:


  • be able to use the post nominal FIPEM for professional recognition and as an indicator of professional status;
  • be eligible to stand for President of IPEM;
  • receive a lapel badge indicating Fellowship;
  • be able to access the Fellow’s room at the Royal College of Radiologists in London. 

For further details, to see if Fellowship is for you, please read our information sheet here.


If you would like to apply to IPEM for Fellowship please firstly ensure you read our guidance notes for applicants here.  

Please note: the composition of the competencies required to be demonstrated have now changed. 

Applicants are now required to demonstrate an outstanding contribution of attainment across each of the 3 elements, as follows: 

1. Research and development / Service Development / Quality Improvement. Applicants must describe at least 2 of these topics
2. Professional practice in the workplace and
3. Professional practice by contributions to professional body objectives and achievements nationally or internationally. 

You will need to print, complete and sign the IPEM Fellowship application form here.  


As part of the application process your proposers (or supporters) will be contacted to provide a statement and they should read our guidance notes for proposers/supporters here so they are aware of the requirements before agreeing to propose (or support) you.  


Please post your application form to us with all of the required supporting documentation.


A list of current IPEM Fellows is available here


Our annual membership fees can be found here.


Read about the career backgrounds and the journey to Fellowship for Stephen, Adnan, Carmel and Claire below:


Stephen O’Connor, consultant to medical device companies





Adnan Alwatban

Head of Research Unit

National Neuroscience Institute

King Fahad Medical City

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



Carmel Moran

Reader in Medical Physics at the Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh



Claire Greaves

Chief Scientist and Clinical Lead for the Science and Technology Pathway, Nottingham University Hospitals



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