Genomics Education for Psychiatrists


Online via Zoom

Timings 4pm - 5pm
Location Online via Zoom
CPD Up to 1 CPD points, subject to peer group approval
Non-member rate£31.80
Consultant member rate£21.20
Higher Trainee/SAS Doctor member rate£15.90
Core Trainee/Subsided/Retired/Medical Student/Foundation Doctor member rate£10.60
Online booking is now closed
Genomics Education for Psychiatrists

Event Information


  • To provide an overview of the principles of genomics relevant to psychiatry 
  • To introduce the genetic landscape of psychiatric disorders and its complexity 
  • To describe the role of the psychiatrist and other mental health professionals in genomic medicine including genetic testing  


After the webinar attendees will be able to: 

  • Explain the principles of genomics and the genetic landscape of psychiatric disorders 
  • Identify when genetic testing is appropriate and know how to arrange this or who to approach for advice  
  • Recognise that some genetic conditions are associated with increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders and psychopathology  
  • Know where to find more learning resources on genomics relevant to their practice 

This online event is aimed at all Psychiatrists in the UK. As genomic medicine becomes embedded into many different services within the NHS it will be pertinent to many psychiatrists working with patients of all age groups. Knowledge of genomic medicine will aid interactions with patients and improve your practice.  

This webinar is taking place online via Zoom. To take part you will need: 

  • access to a reliable internet connection
  • a PC, laptop, tablet or phone
  • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone.

Please note it is up to the participant to ensure that they have the correct requirements in place prior to booking.

We will send joining instructions within the week before the webinar.

The webinar will be recorded, and the recording will be made available within a week of the webinar taking place. Registered attendees will have access to the recording for two months after the webinar date.

We do encourage attendees to attend live on the day of the webinar, should they wish to post questions for the speakers to address via the live Q&A.  

Details of how to access the recording will be sent out to delegates via email to the email address used at the time of registering. If you are unsure whether your email address is up to date, please update this via your membership account.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

For further information, please contact:


Contact Name: Eloise Alikhani

Contact number: 02086184142

Event Location

Location: Online via Zoom