Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme

2024/25 Programme

The Royal College of Psychiatrists Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme aims to develop and support a new cohort of emerging medical leaders within psychiatry.


2024/25 Scheme Programme

This is the programme outline for the 2024/25 Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme.

Most modules will be delivered via Zoom from 9.15am-4.30pm. The module dates will be available here in June.  The Welcome event in September 2024 and the Politics, Power and Persuasion module in January 2025 will take place in-person from 9.15am-4.30pm. The Celebrating Success event in June 2025 will run from 10am-4.00pm. Please note these three in-person modules will take place at 21 Prescot St, London (participants in the scheme should reclaim expenses from their local organisation). Modules will not be recorded or available to watch on demand.

Find out more about the Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme Team and our Module Leads for 2024/25.

 Module title Date Module leads
1The RCPsych Leadership and Management Fellow SchemeSeptember 2024
In-person session, 21 Prescot Street
Alex Till, David Bishop, Marcin Ostrowski, Ross Runciman, Suhana Ahmed
2Authentic leadership: learning your own leadership styleSeptember 2024
Virtual session
Derek Tracy, Medical Director of West London NHS Trust
3My project and me

October 2024
Virtual session

Deepa Bagepalli Krishnan, Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry - Health Education England (East Midlands) & RCPsych LMFS Alumni
4Inclusive Leadership: leading effective teams

November 2024

Virtual session

Ananta Dave, Medical Director - Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

5Clinical informatics & digital leadership
December 2024
Virtual session
Ayesha Rahim, Deputy Medical Director & Chief Clinical Information Officer - Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
6Fellows’ Away Day January 2025
In-person session, 21 Prescot Street
Alex Till, David Bishop, Marcin Ostrowski, Ross Runciman, Suhana Ahmed
7Running a modern mental health organisation February 2025
Virtual session
Nick Broughton, Chief Executive - Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
8Leading together - meaningful co-production and wellbeing March 2025
Virtual session
Subha Thiyagesh, Medical Director - South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
9Connection across the systemApril 2025
Virtual session
Billy Boland, Medical Director - South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust
10A celebration: from then, to now, to next

June 2025

In-person session

Alex Till, David Bishop, Marcin Ostrowski, Ross Runciman, Suhana Ahmed

Additionally, there will be three mentor information sessions via Zoom:

  • September 2024, 12-1pm
  • November 2024, 12-1pm
  • February 2025, 12-1pm
Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry