Section of Leadership and Management

The RANZCP Section of Leadership and Management (SLAM) is for members with an interest in leadership and management in psychiatry.


The Section aims to:

  • promote the objectives of the College relating to leadership and management
  • foster the understanding of clinical leadership and governance for psychiatrists
  • facilitate the advancement of training and research in leadership and management
  • promote quality improvement in the provision of psychiatric services.

Current committee members

The current committee can be contacted through

The chair of the SLAM bi-national committee is A/Prof Robert Parker.

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 eligibl​e to join the Section. For further information on membership, please email


The latest editions of the newsletter can be found here:

Resources for leadership and management

A short list of recommended further reading, courses and resources about leadership and management.

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