Medical Student

Undergraduate students studying medicine.



Benefits of Medical Student membership

The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the third largest Medical Royal College by UK membership. With a combined membership of 23,000 fellows and members, it represents the three specialties of anaesthesia, intensive care and pain medicine.

Raise your professional integrity with tutors, doctors and patients, and demonstrate your dedication to high professional values and care.

Get a head start in your future specialty with career guidance and professional support

Advance your knowledge and skills

  • 75% discount on selected RCoA events and courses*
  • receive College e-publications including links to the membership Bulletin magazine, and the President’s monthly e-newsletter
  • use the largest medical online learning resource for anaesthetics in the UK, RCoA e-Learning Anaesthesia (e-LA), an interactive and engaging web-based learning resource (including online lectures to provide you with vetted material to complement your practical learning)
  • use the webcasting platform – free video recordings of lectures, including lecture slides from selected College events
  • gain a better understanding of perioperative medicine through our Centre of Perioperative Care, our printed perioperative medicine (POM) booklet and POM Bulletin articles.

Find new opportunities and make connections

  • apply for RCoA sponsorship opportunities for medical fairs and events. We currently offer College promotional materials, speakers, advertisement on the RCoA website and financial sponsorship**
  • have the opportunity to network with other practitioners and students, sharing best practice, experiences and being part of an anaesthetic and perioperative community
  • you are eligible for a TOTUM card, offering you great discounts. To purchase a TOTUM card, please call the Membership Engagement team on 020 7092 1700 for an access code.

*There will be a limited number of places available at a 75% discount at selected RCoA events.
**Whilst this is open to non-members, priority will be given to members.

Totum card logo and eligibility information

To be able to take full advantage of College benefits
and get involved in College initiatives