The purpose of the UEMS Section of Psychiatry is to promote the highest standard of care for people who are affected by mental health problems in Europe through postgraduate training and continuing medical education of psychiatrists.

The Section will achieve this by encouraging excellence in psychiatric education and training, from the undergraduate phase through to continuing professional development.

The Section conducts its work by:

  • Contributing to the harmonisation of professional standards in Europe
  • Setting standards for education and learning across all stages of professional development in Europe
  • Producing evidence based guidance on training and service related matters and
  • Offering to Monitoring these standards

UEMS Psychiatry Section Delegates in Vienna, October 2016