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Deputy Chair of MRCPsych Critical Review Panel

  • Status : 3-year term from February 2022
  • Salary : Voluntary role
  • Closing date : 28/02/2022

A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic new Deputy Chair of the MRCPsych Critical Review Panel to take up office as soon as possible following the interview date. MRCPsych Paper B is a written paper which assesses critical review and the clinical topics in psychiatry and this panel covers Critical Review – Evidence-Based Practice

The post is voluntary, and the appointee should expect, with the agreement of their employer, to spend an average of 0.5 p.a./session per week in the role.

The post holder must be able to attend most meetings of the MRCPsych Critical Review Panel which currently meets four times a year but is planned to increase to six from 2023. Additionally, the Panel Chair or their deputy is also expected to attend the Examinations Sub-Committee which currently meets six times each year.

The post will appeal to consultant psychiatrists who are current members of the MRCPsych Question Panels/Examinations Sub-Committee in any specialty who have both the experience and an interest in medical assessment and a commitment to ensuring the MRCPsych exams meets the highest standards.

Any member who would like to be considered for this post should submit a CV and a statement [no more than one A4 side] indicating expertise, experience and interest in this area of work to the Written Exam Manager. Please email examinations@rcpsych.ac.uk.

Applications should be received by 28 February 2022. Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams shortly after. 

 

Critical Review Deputy Panel Chair - Job Description - 2022