Paediatric careers

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Medical student annual prizes

Each year we offer this prize to outstanding medical students, which includes full registration at our three-day Conference. It's a great opportunity for students to network with professionals within the specialty, demonstrate a commitment to their own career development and expand their portfolio.
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Foundation doctor annual prizes

Each year we give foundation doctors (FY1 and FY2) a chance to win one-day free access to RCPCH Conference and exhibition. It's is a great opportunity to gain more knowledge about paediatrics and network with professionals from across the UK. You can apply via your foundation school or LETB/deanery.
Event

Careers in paediatrics event

16 March 2019

Liverpool

Curious about paediatrics? Explore this exciting career at our free event - with 1:1 sessions, practical workshops, discussion of the recruitment and application process and more!
Course

CESR Applicant Training Day

06 March 2019

London

Structured training sessions from the RCPCH and GMC Specialist Applications team show doctors how to enter the Specialist Register through CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration), avoid common pitfalls and prepare an effective application without the extra time and cost of revi...
News

The experiences that have shaped me as a junior doctor

In spring 2017, Sara O'Rourke was a medical student working at the Children's Hospital in Manchester. Then came the suicide bombing on the Manchester Arena. She wrote about the experience and the 'powerful cohesion' she found among the health professionals attending to patients. Here she reflects on...