Child and adolescent psychiatry 

The Child and Adolescent Faculty has a membership of around 300 psychiatrists across Scotland.

Our executive meets four or five times per year. We also hold an AGM in association with an Academic Conference in November.

Should you wish to view previous Executive or AGM Minutes please contact Susan Richardson.

If you are a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and would like to raise any issue, please do not hesitate to contact the current Chair or Vice Chair:

Chair: Dr Kandarp Joshi

Vice Chair: This position is currently vacant – view our vacancies page for more information.

National TPD: Gordon Wilkinson

Faculty Conference 2023

This event was held on 23 November 2023 at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh. View a copy of the programme from the day.

The Scottish Faculty's AGM also took place during the annual conference. View the outgoing Chair's Report.

Congratulations to Dr Lina Aniah Mohamed Zariddin who was awarded best poster prize for her work “Exploring the role of family, community and culture in supporting the resilience of children and young people: A mixed method systematic review”.

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