About this event

  • Date and time Tue 2 Nov 2021 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Psychiatry

This webinar will provide students and doctors with in-depth and valuable information about psychiatry, training pathways and exciting possible career prospects in psychiatry. We will provide a forum in which participants will have ample time for questions and discussion with psychiatrists who are currently pursuing higher training and consultants from different specialties in psychiatry.

Speakers will illustrate the abundance of opportunities for career development in psychiatry and the exciting opportunities that are available at every stage throughout your career. They will also provide up-to-date information on application processes, and elaborate on what is involved in training for a career in psychiatry.

This course aims to inform and encourage those who are considering a career in psychiatry as well as those considering a change in career direction.

During this webinar you will:

  • Gain an understanding of career pathways in psychiatry through interaction with senior trainees and consultants from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Learn how to apply for training posts, how educational programmes in psychiatry are run and how training is provided.
  • Explore how consultant careers in psychiatry develop and how to engage in long-term career development through clinical psychiatry, academia and management.

We aim to encourage students and doctors to enter into a career in psychiatry by revealing the extensive possibilities within the field.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 02 November 2021.

Member

RSM Member RSM Trainee RSM Student
£10.00 £0.00 £0.00

Non - Member

Non - Member Trainee Student
£20.00 £0.00 £0.00

Key speakers

Dr John McAnallen

Educational Supervisor and Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Ali Ajaz

Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry and Lecturer in Medical Education, Queen Mary, University of London

Dr Rajiv Shah

Specialty Trainee (ST8) in General Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, South West London & St George's Rotational Training Scheme, London

Dr Emily Duncan

Specialty Trainee (ST4) in General Adult and Older Age Psychiatry, South West London & St George's Rotational Training Scheme, London

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction: A career in psychiatry: all you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask

Dr Mary Whittle, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, London & Medical Member, HM Tribunal Service

Training in psychiatry: what is involved and how to get a training post

Dr John McAnallen, Educational Supervisor and Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Working as a consultant psychiatrist

TBC

Career progression: Academia, Education & Management

Dr Ali Ajaz, Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry and Lecturer in Medical Education, Queen Mary, University of London

Questions and answers
Break
Practicalities, joys and pitfalls of training: The good the bad and the ugly”

Dr Rajiv Shah, Specialty Trainee (ST8) in General Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, South West London & St George's Rotational Training Scheme, London.

Dr Kieran Hanley, Specialty Trainee (ST4) in Forensic Psychiatry, East London NHS Foundation NHS Trust, London.

Dr Emily Duncan, Specialty Trainee (ST4) in General Adult and Older Age Psychiatry, South West London & St George's Rotational Training Scheme, London.

Dr Charlotte James, Specialty Trainee (ST4) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, East London Foundation Trust/North East London Foundation Trust, London.

Questions and answers
Presentation of Psychiatry Section Student and Trainee awards
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Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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