About this section

The Psychiatry Section’s purpose is for the study and promotion of knowledge in all that relates to psychiatry.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Dr Valeria Mondelli
President
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones
President Elect
Dr Hema Ananth
Honorary Secretary
Dr Michael Philpot
Honorary Treasurer

Upcoming psychiatry events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Psychiatry Section.

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Advances and emerging concepts in psychiatry

*Please note: This event was due to take place on Tuesday 12 May 2020 and has been postponed to Tuesday 4 May 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.* This unique event will bri...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Society and neuroscience: The contemporary mind

Join a starred multidisciplinary group of speakers to hear and debate about new developments and understandings in the fields of neuroscience, social science and psychiatry, and their interrelations. ...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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Prizes & awards

Psychiatry Section: Mental Health Foundation Research Prize

Prize

  • First prize: £750
  • Second prize: £100

Submission deadline 

Submission closed

Open to
Open to all psychologist and psychiatrists in accredited training or research posts in the UK at the time of publication

Application guidelines

This prize is to be awarded for the most outstanding published paper reporting original research work by the principal author in the last year.

Entries should consist of a covering letter explaining, the significance of the publication and attachments of:

  • The published article or the article and a letter of acceptance from the publisher
  • A short CV of the applicant
Submissions are closed

Psychiatry Section: Students and trainees award

Prize

  • First prize: A year's membership to the RSM and a cash prize for outstanding contributions.

Submission deadline
Sunday 12 July 2020

Open to
Medical students, foundation and specialist trainees.

Application guidelines

Show your potential as an outstanding psychiatrist for the future. 
Submissions should consist of an abstract of no more than 300 words and an essay of no more than 3000 words of an anonymised case history or series, a research report, an essay or elective report; reflecting your experience and interests in psychiatry.  Submissions should be accompanied with a summary CV and a covering letter. Your career stage will be taken into consideration when judging.
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Fellow

For professionals with a medical, dental or veterinary qualification recognised by GMC, GDC or RCVS.

Fellow

Associate

For professionals working in the healthcare sector or with an interest in healthcare issues and do not qualify for a Fellow membership. 

Associate

Student

For students studying medicine, dentistry or an undergraduate qualification at an approved UK university. 

Student