Become a poster abstract reviewer for 2023

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. Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  4. Ability to critically and objectively evaluate abstracts/posters in a timely manner
  5. Awareness and understanding of common research methodologies including systematic review, meta-analysis, experimental designs, and surveys.
  6. Understands the differences between audit and research.
  7. Appreciates and adheres to the principles of confidentiality and impartiality when acting as a peer reviewer
  8. 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 7 February - 21 February 2023

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


Applications have now closed




Contact Us

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