Joining the College

The College of Remote & Offshore Medicine Foundation is an excellent opportunity to discover, develop or re-ignite your passion for austere medicine!

Whatever your background and experience, you can join CoROM in one of the various collegiate membership categories to receive benefits related to College activities. 

Current members in good standing are granted the use of "MCoROM" post-nominals. 

   Membership dues are collected into an account that will be used to provide medical equipment, training, and direct donations to worthy healthcare related projects located in resource-poor environments. Current Members can provide suggestions to the Academic Board on where the dues should be spent and for what projects.

Membership Fee:


€80 per year

€950 for Lifetime Membership

  •  Applications are processed during December. 
  •  You may fill out the application form any time it suits you:
  •  Renewal fee will become due on December 1st to retain membership for the following year. 
  •  Membership can be rescinded at any time at the discretion of the College. 


Find out which membership category is most appropriate for you:

Associate Membership

Individuals who are not registered or licensed healthcare professionals are eligible for Associate Membership status of the College. This category includes those with a non-professional interest in austere or remote medicine.

Associate Benefits:

  • 25% discount for CoROM online CPD courses
  • Free attendance to CoROM study days in Malta
  • 50% discount for the Malta Registry of Paramedics

Membership

Individuals who are registered or licensed healthcare professionals are eligible for Membership status of the College. 

  • Access to the Voluntary Attendance Programme
  • 25% discount for CoROM online CPD courses
  • Free attendance to CoROM study days in Malta
  • 50% discount for the Malta Registry of Paramedics
  • Free CPD/CME points each month
  • Discount on membership with Global Rescue
  • Temporary use of "MCoROM" post-nominals*

   * the College can revoke the use of post-nominals

Lifetime Membership

Current Members of the College are eligible to apply for Lifetime Membership status within the College. 

  • Access to the Voluntary Attendance Programme
  • 25% discount for CoROM online CPD courses
  • Free attendance to CoROM study days in Malta
  • 50% discount for the Malta Registry of Paramedics
  • Free CPD/CME points each month
  • Discount on membership with Global Rescue
  • Permanent use of "MCoROM" post-nominals*

   * the College can revoke the use of post-nominals

Fellowship

Lifetime Members who show a high level of motivation, who benefit the College and who provide a good character can be invited to become Fellows of the College "FCoROM"

This is an invitation only level.

Council of Members

Current Members in good standing are invited to participate with the Council of Members. The CoM is a voluntary group who meet online to discuss current issues within remote and austere medicine, give direction to the Membership programme, provide suggestions on where to spend the Membership dues and to provide the College with academic suggestions and support.

Current Lifetime Members are the officers of the CoM and will provide leadership within the Council.

Voluntary Attendance Programme

The Voluntary Attendance Programme (VAP) is open to current Members and Lifetime Members to volunteer to attend any course that has already been attended. They must have a current certificate for that particular course. The Member will help the instructors set up labs and scenarios. They will be able to sit through some of the lessons again. They will be responsible for all travel and accommodation costs.