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We aim to increase recruitment into Psychiatry, particularly
into CT1. The Associate Dean for Recruitment, Dr Helen Bruce,
oversees the development and delivery of our strategy to achieve
this. The PRIP committee is vital to this work, including
representatives from each UK region. If you are interested in
becoming a member, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Overall national recruitment into psychiatry has slightly
increased in August 2016. An inspiring start to the academic year,
and we remain committed to recruitment initiatives for school
leavers, 6th formers, medical students, foundation doctors and core
trainees. If you have any careers queries please email us at
The potential to increase recruitment lies not
just with the College but with all those working within psychiatry;
every interaction we have with school students, medical students
and young doctors is important. Find out
what simple things you can do to support and promote recruitment
If you have any queries regarding the Recruitment Strategy,
please contact us via email@example.com.
Follow us on Twitter: @rcpsych @RCPsychStuAssoc
Read our strategy for
Promoting Recruitment into Psychiatry 2017-19 and details
of our wider
See also our
previous strategy 2011-16
The PRIP Committee oversee and
coordinate delivery of the Recruitment Strategy. Find out more
about their work.
Access resources to support initiatives
aimed at School Students, Medical Students and Foundation
prizes and bursaries
The College offers a range of prizes and
bursaries to support medical students and Foundation Doctors. Click
here to find out more.
initiative between Health Education England and RCPsych. These
are trainee led recruitment projects.
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This film has been developed to promote the expansion of the
Foundation Programme in Psychiatry.
Featuring trainees from a range of specialities talking through
their positive experiences during their Foundation posts. Hear
about what to expect, what you might learn including:- the skills,
supervision and support, and advice. Presented by the Deputy
National Director of the UK Foundation Programme.
Find out about the College's
Pathfinder Fellowship scheme offering
£5000 funding, mentorship and much more to UK
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