Events and Prizes
College events for Foundation doctors
College prizes and competitions for Foundation
Essay Prize - Win a place at the RCPsych International
Annual prize open
to Medical Students and Foundation Doctors offering the chance to
win a free day at the RCPsych International Congress, plus much
more! Keep an eye on the Student Associate pages to find out when
the next round opens. For reference, the 2015 advert can be found
National Art Competition for all Foundation Doctors
‘psychART’ is all about celebrating
creativity in medicine. There are 3 main events associated with it;
a national art competition, conference and evening exhibition.
The Art competition
All FY1 and FY2 doctors are invited to submit
up to five pieces of their own artwork in any medium: film,
artwork, photography, music, poem or story. As well as ideally
describe their inspiration for this art.
Artwork can be newly created for
the psychART competition or something that you have
previously made. The best entries will be selected and exhibited on
the evening of the conference. All artwork needs to be submitted by
October 16th 2015.
Further details at http://www.psychart.co.uk/
On Wednesday 18th
November, there will be a day of workshops, talks and performances.
It is free for a limited number of foundation year doctors (with
preference given to those who have submitted work in the
The evening exhibition will
start with a debate focusing on the use of art within the NHS,
followed by complimentary canapés and drinks and announcement of
This campaign is part of
project funded by Health Education England and RCPsych to help
promote the link between art and its use within psychiatry. Managed
and coordinated by two psychiatry trainees Dr Megan Fisher and Dr
Saffron Homayoun who have been given the exciting opportunity to
promote recruitment into this speciality.
Divisional Events & Prizes
The College Divisions run many events and competitions aimed at
Foundation doctors. Visit their pages to find out more: