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Summer and Autumn Schools

 

Summer Schools


Liverpool Psychiatry Undergraduate Summer School

Date: Already run for 2015

Venue: Waterhouse Building at the University of Liverpool

The event is open to medical students from all years.  It is FREE to attend and is non-residential.  The 3-day event will comprise of 2 days of varied and interesting talks from a range of subspecialties in psychiatry and the opportunity to hear from one of the current psychiatry Core Trainees (SHOs) about how to successfully apply for psychiatry and a "patient's own perspective" and 1 day spent at a forensic psychiatric hospital.  There will also be a social event at the end of the first day.

Any students interested in attending the Liverpool Psychiatry Summer School should contact the event organiser, Dr Declan Hyland, at declan.hyland@nhs.net.

 

RCPsych In Scotland Psychiatry Summer School

Date: Alreday run for 2015

Venue: Division of Psychiatry, Royal Edinburgh Hospital

This summer school is aimed at medical students who are considering a career within psychiatry. There are a number of high calibre speakers attending, covering a range of psychiatric topics. 

Further details (PDF).


Autumn Schools


Oxford Autumn SchoolOxford Psychiatry Autumn School

Date: Already run for 2015

The University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, in conjunction with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, welcomes applications from medical students and Foundation doctors for attendance at the third ‘Oxford Psychiatry Autumn School’, to be held on September 7th - 9th 2015.

This is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about psychiatry, academic psychiatry, and Oxford, and to think about career development in academic psychiatry.

 

Please do consider applying for a place – attendance is free of charge, and accommodation at St Catherine’s College will also be provided free of charge for attendees from outside Oxford.

 

Further details can be found here (PDF). Queries? Drop us a line at autumnschool@psych.ox.ac.uk

 

 

Edinburgh Psychiatry Autumn School

Date: Alreday run for 2015

 

Psychiatry_Autumn_SchoolBristol Psychiatry Autumn School

Date: Already run for 2015

Venue: Fromeside Ward, Blackberry Hill Hospital

The Bristol Psychiatry Autumn School is a 2-day event aimed at Foundation Doctors, from any deanery, who are interested in finding out more about a career in psychaitry

This two day Autumn school will give you an insight into the specialty through a packed programme of tutorials, workshops and clinical visits.

For information on other recruitment events in the South West Division, please click here.

 

Peninsula Autumn School

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2015, 12.30pm-6.00pm

Venue: Plymouth Postgraduate Centre

This is a free, one-day event for Foundation Doctors and Medical Students who are interested in:

  • Gaining Psychiatry clinical/academic skills in Foundation, Core or GP posts
  • Finding out more about psychological aspects of medicine and creating some links with local psychiatry resources
  • Meeting Foundation Doctors, Trainees and Consultant Psychiatrists from a range of psychiatry sub specialties
  • Meeting mental health service users and learning from their perspective how best a doctor can provide support
  • Psychiatry workshops
  • The application to Psychiatry selection process - building your portfolio; completing your application; what to expect in your interview

For more information please contact the Division Office.

 

Liverpool Autumn School

Date: Tuesday 24 November - Thursday 26th November 2015

Venue: TBC

We’re running a FREE, three day course in Liverpool for Foundation Trainees who are interested in Psychiatry and for those that want to find out more. We have some amazing speakers from all areas of psychiatry along with talks on how to improve your C.V. for Psychiatry and interview and portfolio tips.

This is the 4th year we have run this course and feedback from trainees has always been excellent.

Anyone interested please contact myself cassia.oprey@gmail.com or declan.hyland@nhs.net to reserve your place.

 

Peninsula Spring School

Date: Wednesday 24 February 2016, 12.30pm - 6.00pm

Venue: RILD Building, Exeter

This is a free, one-day event for Foundation Doctors and Medical Students who are interested in:

  • Gaining Psychiatry clinical/academic skills in Foundation, Core or GP posts
  • Finding out more about psychological aspects of medicine and creating some links with local psychiatry resources
  • Meeting Foundation Doctors, Trainees and Consultant Psychiatrists from a range of psychiatry sub specialties
  • Meeting mental health service users and learning from their perspective how best a doctor can provide support
  • Psychiatry workshops
  • The application to Psychiatry selection process - building your portfolio; completing your application; what to expect in your interview

Contact the Division Office for more information.

 

 

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Last updated 05/10/2015

 

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IC 2016

Reduced rates for Students and FY Doctors at RCPsych Intellectual Disability Faculty Conference.

Dates: Wednesday 30 September – Thursday 1 October 2015

Venue: Hilton Hotel Newcastle Gateshead, Bottle Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE8 2AR

£60 2-day rate/£30 per day for Student Associates and Foundation Year Doctors* More Info.

This rate is not available online, please email jdickie@rcpsych.ac.uk for a booking form.