Call for abstracts: Success in medicine

Medical students and trainee doctors are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for poster presentation at the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) Success in medicine conference on 14 October 2017.

Abstract categories

You can showcase your work in one of the following categories:

  • More than a clinician  Something you are involved in outside of your clinical work, or have been, that has helped to improve your practice as a doctor.
  • Improving working lives  How have you contributed to improving the working lives of medical students or doctors? This could be a small-scale local initiative or something with a wider national/international reach.
  • An experience to remember – Something you have taken part in or experienced, in or outside the workplace, that has improved your practice as a doctor.

How to submit your work

Abstracts should be submitted with the completed submission form via email to

Submitted abstracts must adhere to the formatting requirements and use the template provided, which are available for download below. Abstracts that do not meet the requirements or have not used the template will be automatically rejected.

The deadline to submit abstracts for consideration is midnight, Monday 21 August 2017.

Review process 

Abstracts will be peer-reviewed through a ‘blind’ reviewing process. Authors will be notified of decisions by September 2017.