Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme

2023/24 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.


2023/24 Scheme Programme

This is the programme outline for the 2023/24 Leadership and Management Fellow Scheme.

Most modules will be hosted on Zoom from 9.15am- 4.30pm.  Please note three of the modules will take place in-person 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 2023/24.


Module title


Module leads

 1The RCPsych Leadership and Management Fellow SchemeDate tba September 2023Alex Till, Suhana Ahmed, Ross Runciman
 2Authentic leadership: learning your own leadership styleDate tba September 2023Derek Tracy, Medical Director of West London NHS Trust 
 3My project and meDate tba October 2023Deepa Bagepalli Krishnan, Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry - Health Education England (East Midlands) & RCPsych LMFS Alumni
 4Clinical informatics & digital leadership Date tba November 2023Ayesha Rahim, Deputy Medical Director & Chief Clinical Information Officer - Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust  
 5Inclusive Leadership: leading effective teams Date tba December 2023Ananta Dave, Medical Director - Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 
 6Fellows’ Away Day Date tba January 2024 Alex Till, Suhana Ahmed, Ross Runciman 
 7Running a modern mental health organisation Date tba January 2024 Nick Broughton, Chief Executive - Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust 
 8Leading together - meaningful co-production & wellbeing Date tba March 2024Subha Thiyagesh, Medical Director - South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 
 9Connection across the systemDate tba April 2024Billy Boland, Medical Director - South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust 
 10A celebration: from then, to now, to next Date tba June 2024 Alex Till, Suhana Ahmed, Ross Runciman 


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

  • Date tba September 2023 12-1pm
  • Date tba November 2023 12-1pm.
  • Date tba February 2024 12-1pm
Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry