Become a poster abstract reviewer for 2021


The Royal College of Psychiatrists are looking for Higher Trainees to join the abstract reviewing panel for our upcoming congress. 

Reviewer Requirements:

  • Higher trainee in Psychiatry, on a registered training programme in the UK
  • Fully registered with GMC and no impending formal investigations by GMC or employer
  • Ability to critically and objectively evaluate abstracts/posters in a timely manner
  • Awareness and understanding of common research methodologies including systematic review, meta-analysis, experimental designs, and surveys.
  • Understands the differences between audit and research.
  • Appreciates and adheres to the principles of confidentiality and impartiality when acting as a peer reviewer
  • Prior experience of abstract/poster peer reviewing is desirable but not a requirement, since each successful candidate will be assigned a mentor. 

Time Commitment 
You need to be available to review abstracts between 15 and 29 March 2021

Reviewers will review a selection of abstracts from the following categories.

  • Research
  • Education and Training 
  • Service Evaluation/Audit
  • Quality improvement 
  • Psychopharmacology 

All abstract reviewers will receive a certificate as evidence that they reviewed

Please submit your application here 

Closing date: Friday 26 February 2021

Contact: Emma George on or 0208 618 4143.  

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