The Section of Neuropsychiatry (SON) is an RANZCP group that promotes the highest standards in clinical practice, training and research pertaining to neuropsychiatry.


The Section aims to:

  • promote the objectives of the College relating to neuropsychiatry
  • advise on training and the regulation of neuropsychiatry
  • advance and disseminate research in neuropsychiatry
  • contribute to and promote the highest standards of clinical practice.

Current committee members

The current committee can be contacted through

The chair of the Section of Neuropsychiatry bi-national committee is Prof. Richard Kanaan.

The Bi-national Section Committee's Regulations outline the purpose and responsibilities of the SLAM Committee.


All members of the College (including trainees and Affiliates) are eligible to join the Section. For further information on membership, please email

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The Section contributes to RANZCP position statements, and is involved in consultations on behalf of the College.