Welcome to the Annual Medical Education Conference 2021

Conference booklet

The conference booklet is available to download, including latest programme, speaker abstracts, speaker biographies and poster abstracts.


This conference is eligible for up to 6 CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval.

Social Media

If you wish to tweet about the conference use @RCPsych #PsychMedEd


Certificates of attendance will be emailed to delegates after the conference.

Extra resources

For session: Using reflection in action to improve your learning and performance - 10 practical tips


All comments received remain confidential and are viewed in an effort to improve future meetings.


After the conference speaker presentations will be made available, with kind permission of the speakers, and are intended for use only by the delegates that attended the meeting.

Dr Ian Hall, RCPsych Chief Examiner 

Dr India Lunn, FY1 and Dr Declan Hyland, Consultant, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust 

Dr Chris O'Loughlin, Consultant, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust,  and, Health Education England, East of England 

Dr Declan Hyland, Consultant, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust 

Dr Joan Rutherford, Chief Medical Member, Mental Health Tribunal, Dr Tharun Zacharia, Specialist Trainee and Dr Georgina Edgerley Harris, Core Trainee 

Dr John Russell, RCPsych Associate Dean for Curricula, Dr Debasis Das, RCPsych Specialist Advisor for Quality Assurance 

Dr Helen Bruce, Chair of Credentialing Working party, Dr Thirza Pieters, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, Dr Liz McDonald, Clinical Lead, Building Capacity in Perinatal Psychiatry, Dee Noonan, Project Lead, Building Capacity in Perinatal Psychiatry, and Pauline Whitelaw, RCPsych Curricula and Quality Assurance Manager 

Dr Nandini Chakraborty, Consultant, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust 

Dr Ian Collings, Consultant, Swansea Bay University Health Board & Health Education and Improvement Wales, and Dr Katie Webb 

Dr Asta Medisauskaite, Research Fellow, UCL Medical School, and Dr Kirsty Alexander, Research Fellow, UCL Medical School 


Watch on demand

  • Once the conference has taken place live, you will receive links to watch the conference  sessions on demand.
  • To access the recordings you will be required to enter your name, email address and a password.
  • This is unique to you as a registered delegate so please do not share the recording links.