Foundation Trainee Conference London 2019


Day 1

Timings 9.30am-5.00pm
Location RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London, United Kingdom, E1 8BB
CPD Up to six CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval

Event Information

Whether or not you are committed to a career in psychiatry, this event will help you to explore the many options open to you throughout foundation training and before entering specialty training. 
This event will be equally of interest to you whether you are currently in foundation training or taking time out before specialty training.

You will… 
  • Network with peers, specialty trainees and consultants
  • Hear about their many and varied career pathways
  • Discover many opportunities open to you within psychiatry.

“The entire experience was excellent”

“Very interesting and inspiring – I feel very inspired about my future career in psychiatry”

“Confirmed that psychiatry is for me”

A final programme is now available to view.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Sir Simon Wessely - Professor and Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neurosciences (IoPPN), King’s College London
  • Dr Sandeep Ranote -  Consultant Child Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Greater Manchester CAMHS Lead, and Visiting Professor in Mental Health, University of Chester and University of Salford
  • Dr Derek Tracy - Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust London and Senior Lecturer, King's College London

Programme highlights include:

  • PechaKucha presentations on career growth opportunities
  • Life as a core trainee and applying to core training
  • Specialty speed dating
  • Workshops on leadership, applying to core training, and teaching
  • Comedy performance by core psychiatry trainee Benji Waterstones


We are inviting submissions for poster presentations at our conference on any aspect of psychiatry.

Submissions should be made in the form of an abstract of a maximum of 300 words and submitted by email to by 12.00pm Wednesday 1 May 2019.

Download full instructions on preparing and submitting your abstract.

We have a very limited number of travel bursaries available of £50 or £100 to help you attend our conference.

After you have booked your place, you can request a travel bursary by contacting with the amount you are requesting.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

For further information, please contact:


Contact Name: Annie Muyang

Contact number: 0203 701 2613

Event Location

Location: RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB

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