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Unless otherwise noted, blogs are authored by PRMS®. Through Fair American Insurance and Reinsurance Company (FAIRCO), Professional Risk Management Services® (PRMS) manages The Psychiatrists’ Program®, the professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists.  This was effective 10/1/2019. References to PRMS and its issuing carrier are accurate as of the published blog date. 

Yes, it’s already that time of year again! If you’re like most busy psychiatrists, you may not yet have had a chance to implement last year’s risk management resolutions, or maybe even those of the year before that. Don’t worry – we’re not here to make you feel bad. In fact, this year we’re recommending a slightly different approach. Rather than looking at ways to improve your ...

*This piece is a re-print from the Central California Psychiatric Society’ 2022 Quarterly Update from December 2022. As part of our ongoing commitment to behavioral health, PRMS is pleased to feature geriatric psychiatry specialist, Dr. Rossano Bangasan, MD, DFAPA, Central California Psychiatric Society (CCPS) member, and Chair of the Geriatric Committee at CCPS, as one of the ...

As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to support mental healthcare and in the spirit of the season of giving, we are pleased to announce our annual holiday support of three organizations working to improve mental health and wellbeing in communities both near and nationally this month – National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), Arlington Food Assistance Center, and Purple Hea ...

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*This piece is a re-print from the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society’ Issue 224 July/August 2022 Newsletter. As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, PRMS is pleased to feature Dr. Judith Feldman, psychiatry specialist and Massachusetts Psychiatric Society member, as one of the guest bloggers this month. Dr. Feldman shares her journey to retirement and the ste ...

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In our efforts to support mental health initiatives and highlight the psychiatric programs and scholarships offered by our partners, PRMS is pleased to feature the winners of the Association of Women Psychiatrists’ (AWP) 2022 Alexandra Symonds Foundation Fellowship, Drs. Amanda Koire and Mariella Suleiman. AWP awards two fellowships annually to outstanding women residents and/o ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Dr. Avani Patel, PGY-3 Psychiatry Resident in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, to be featured as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Patel reflects on her experience as the Mississippi Psychiatric Association’s Resident Liaison over the past year. As a PGY-3 at the Dep ...

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Ready for success in your psychiatric career? PRMS® Psych-cess is a FREE virtual webinar for residents, fellows, and early career psychiatrists, led by experts in the field to set you up for success.  Interested in learning more about geriatric psychiatry? Hear from geriatric psychiatry specialist, Shilpa Srinivasan, MD, DFAPA, DFAAGP. Dr. Srinivasan will share more about he ...

*This piece is edited from an original article published in the Summer 2022 issue of CAPITAL PSYCHIATRY, the Washington Psychiatric Society’s e-magazine. As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to feature William B. Lawson MD, PhD, DLFAPA, and Donna Holland Barn ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Dr. Najmun Riyaz, founder of Zehen Global LLC, as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Riyaz is a board-certified psychiatrist and past consultation and liaison psychiatrist at the Rowan School of Medicine; ran a partial program at Jefferson Health, in Cherry Hill, NJ; and served as a Medical Directo ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and to promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to highlight our partner the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, which hosts the American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry. We invited Dr. Gregory P. Barclay, DLFAPA, President of the American Board of Adolescent P ...