The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) offers a free, one-week summer school in the heart of South London. It aims to inspire and enthuse those considering a career in psychiatry, and provide an insight into the innovative, exciting and rewarding fields of clinical and academic psychiatry.
Who is it for?
The IoPPN Summer School is open to medical students and Foundation Year doctors. There is particular focus on days 3, 4 and 5 for Foundation Year doctors who may have limited study leave provision.
What does the summer school offer?
•Key lectures, seminars and debates on cutting-edge and controversial topics in psychiatry with leading academics and clinicians in the field working at the IoPPN, South London and the Maudsley NHS FoundationTrust (SLaM), and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych).
•Opportunities to meet and network with internationally renowned researchers and clinicians.
•Patient and carer accounts, ward visits, speed-dating, book club and more.
•Interactive workshops giving advice and guidance towards core training and academic training application processes, interview skills and ‘a day in the life of a psychiatrist.’ •Drinks and canapé reception at the RCPsych.
Accommodation and Meals
The IoPPN summer school offers the opportunity to stay with a psychiatrist in their home, if required.
Refreshments and lunch are provided throughout the week.
What previous attendees said:
“..fascinating insight into the many facets of psychiatry.”
“..a fantastic experience and I could not recommend it enough!”
“I cannot recommend the summer school enough for anyone, whether you are sold on psychiatry or looking to be convinced."
How to apply:
Application form found on the IoPPN website
For queries, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org