Medical Student & Foundation Doctor - Conference Information

Everything you need to know about attending the RCGP Annual Conference.


Join us for the RCGP Annual Conference in Liverpool, 24-26 October 2019.

This year’s programme includes a dedicated stream entitled Discover General Practice which is aimed to help you explore and discover the benefits of a career as a GP, plus sessions on getting started in research, innovating in primary care and pursuing a portfolio career. We really look forward to welcoming you to Liverpool!


Medical students can attend the RCGP Annual Conference for a heavily discounted price of £125 and foundation doctors can attend for £178.

If you require a study leave letter to obtain leave or funding from your medical or foundation school, please request one from the Discover GP team at

Programme highlights   

As a medical student at the RCGP Annual Conference you will gain valuable insight into the life and employment options able to you as a GP, whilst having the opportunity to meet and network with primary healthcare professionals from across the UK.

This year’s programme includes a dedicated stream for medical students and foundation doctors entitled Discover General Practice, the stream which aims to help you explore and discover the benefits of a career as a GP has been created because of previous delegate feedback and successful sessions aimed at these audiences.

Social events  

Spend your evenings at our variety of tailored social events – meet fellow medical students, foundation doctors and GPs from across the UK and abroad. Each social will provide a great opportunity to network and share your love and experience of general practice.

For further information and to book your place visit:

Find out what previous medical student and foundation doctors attendees thought about their annual conference experience…

Medical Student & Foundation Doctor Volunteering Scheme

The RCGPAC Volunteer Programme puts you at the heart of the conference, allowing you to work behind the scenes in exchange for free access to sessions and social events.


We have negotiated special rates for student and foundation doctor attendees at YHA Liverpool, reducing the cost of your attendance and allowing a greater opportunity to network with fellow medical students and foundation doctors. Add your stay to your registration for £28/night. 

RCGPAC Student & Foundation Doctor Travel Bursary

The RCGP Annual Conference Travel Bursary is here to support students and foundation doctors who wish to participate in the events of RCGP Annual Conference where cost is a barrier.

Apply at

Deadline to apply: Monday 2 September, 5:00pm.

GP Society Tickets

Are you on a GP Society committee? Make sure your society has signed up or reapplied for the RCGP Society Partnership Scheme to claim for your free ticket(s) to this year’s conference. Applications to the 2019/20 scheme are open until 16 August, find out more and apply at