Become a poster abstract reviewer for 2022

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

Why become a poster reviewer?

  • Enhance your CV
  • Receive certificate as evidence 


  1. Higher trainee in Psychiatry, on a registered training programme in the UK
  2. Fully registered with GMC and no impending formal investigations by GMC or employer
  3. Ability to critically and objectively evaluate abstracts/posters in a timely manner
  4. Awareness and understanding of common research methodologies including systematic review, meta-analysis, experimental designs, and surveys.
  5. Understands the differences between audit and research.
  6. Appreciates and adheres to the principles of confidentiality and impartiality when acting as a peer reviewer
  7. 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 10 February - 3 March 2022

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

  • Research
  • Education and Training
  • Service Evaluation
  • Audit
  • Quality improvement
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Case study
All abstract reviewers will receive a certificate as evidence that they reviewed

Closing date for applications: 25 January 2022



Contact Us

If you have any problems with your application please get in touch
Telephone: 0208 618 4143 / 0208 618 4288