Higher trainee representatives
We have two higher trainee representatives who sit on the Executive Committee to represent trainees' views: David Anderson and Jai Kumar – please feel free to contact them with any queries.
Read more about being an intellectual disability psychiatrist and the settings you're likely to work in.
We have published a recruitment guide for Clinical and Educational Supervisors in the Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability who support doctors in training. The guide is intended for trainees and trainers to use to enhance training experience in placements in the Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability.
We have an online Basecamp forum for trainees – please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join.
You can also follow us on Twitter at @idtraineesuk.
And why not watch our video below to see intellectual disability psychiatry in action:
Find out more about what it takes to be an intellectual disability psychiatrist.
The Faculty's Recruitment Steering Group has produced a video on why you should choose a Career in Intellectual Disability Psychiatry.
Watch Dr Sonya Rudra’s talk at Royal College of Psychiatrists London Divisions Discover Psychiatry Event 2022: A career in Intellectual Disability Psychiatry
Watch this video (password: ACP2019), produced by HEE, of Dr Ashok Roy describing his career as a consultant psychiatrist working with people with an intellectual disability.
Local trainees in the East Midlands and their Training Programme Director have produced a short video clip to highlight why they think you should consider Psychiatry of Intellectual Disabilities.
- See the GMC psychiatry of learning disability curriculum
- What is an ID psychiatrist?
- Library of activities - Learning Disability Psychiatry: Our library of activities, developed to support the new curriculum is now live.
- Curricula Implementation Hub