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Study day proposals

Each summer, the College invites proposals for those wanting to hold a study day with us the following year.

Study Days

Each summer, the College invites proposals for those wanting to hold a study day with us the following year.

A study day is a one day event which covers a particular topic of importance for the EM workforce. The College runs approximately 40 study days per year covering a broad range of topics, both clinical and non-clinical. Study days can be put forward by any EM clinician, whether they have events experience or not. The RCEM events team will be on hand throughout the process to support you and make the process as smooth as possible.

To propose a study day, you need to complete the study day proposal form (see button links below) and submit it by Wednesday 17 July 2024.
The proposal forms will then be reviewed, and you will be informed whether your proposal has been approved at the end of August.

This is your opportunity to get involved with delivering high quality CPD and education to your emergency medicine community. If you have a topic you’re passionate about, want to share your expertise with peers or know engaging, interesting and exciting speakers who can inspire and educate others then we want to hear from you!

For more information about how to apply and what we’re looking for, have a look at the guidance and assistance section below.

Please submit your completed proposal form to by Wednesday 17 July 2024.

Proposal Guidance Proposal Form - word version Proposal Form - pdf version

Guidance and Assistance

+ Proposal guidance

Proposal guidance

Click here to download the study day proposal guidance.

This document discusses the key elements of running a study day including:

  • Who attends study days
  • Study day formats
  • How we decide which events to run
  • What we are looking for in a proposal form
  • Review criteria
  • Time commitment if your event is approved

If you have any questions once reviewing the guidance, please sign up for one of our drop-in sessions  or email

+ Download the proposal form

Download the proposal form

Click here to download the study day proposal form for 2025 events.

Please note, all sections must be completed in order for us to review the form.

Click here to download an example proposal form to see the type of information and level of detail we’re looking for.

Please submit your completed proposal form to by Wednesday 17 July 2024.

+ Review criteria

Review criteria

Study day proposals are reviewed by the Chair of the RCEM Education Resources Committee as well as the ACP Forum, EMSAS and EMTA representatives of that committee.

They will be reviewed in line with the following criteria:

  • How complete is the form?
  • How relevant is the content to EM in general?
  • How many SLOs and GMC domains does the programme cover? Alternatively, how does the programme deliver strategic aim 2 from the RCEM Corporate Plan 2024 – 2026?
  • How diverse is the event faculty?
  • How interactive is the programme?

Each of these criteria will be marked out of five, with one being poor and five being excellent. An average score will then be taken from all reviewers and the events will be ranked from highest to lowest scoring. The reviewers will then meet to discuss each proposal in turn before making a final decision on whether to run the event.

More information about the review criteria and the information needed on the form can be found in the proposal guidance.

+ Drop in sessions

Drop in sessions

We will be holding two drop in sessions via zoom during the application window in case you have any questions which you’d like to go through in more detail. We’ll be able to answer questions about:

  • How to apply
  • What we’re looking for
  • The review process
  • What happens after your event has been approved

The two sessions will be held on Wednesday 12 June at 11:00 and Wednesday 3 July at 15:00.

Please sign up here for the drop in sessions, and you’ll be emailed the joining instructions in the days prior to the sessions.

If you’re unable to make a drop in session, or would prefer to have a chat in private or via email, please email and we’d be happy to arrange this with you.

+ Next steps

Next steps

Please submit your completed proposal form to by Wednesday 17 July 2024 at midday.

After this, all proposals will be reviewed and the list of approved events will be confirmed in mid August. You will be emailed in late August to confirm the outcome of your proposal.

+ Questions?


If you have any questions or would like more details about the proposal process, form or running a study day in general, please email, call 020 7931 0700 or sign up here for one of our drop in sessions.

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