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Are you interested in finding available fellowships and awards for yourself or a colleague?  We are pleased to share the following information regarding three organizations that are offering awards and fellowships. Association of Women Psychiatrists (AWP) Fellowship and Award The Association for Women Psychiatrists offers the AWP Fellowship. As stated on its website, “the Fel ...

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Categories: Residents

Prior to joining the PRMS team, I didn’t know anything about the insurance industry. I worked for a nonprofit organization planning an annual food and wine fundraising event. When I learned about the position with PRMS, I decided to explore the opportunity. I can’t tell you how happy I am that I did! PRMS is more than just a company. Even now, after being here for almost two y ...

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Categories: 30 Years

On behalf of everyone at PRMS, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you. In recognition of the commitment and care you provide your patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to charities that focus on mental healthcare. This year we will continu ...

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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!", NAMI

Only a year and a half ago, I was graduating from the University of Richmond with a degree in marketing. Fast forward a few months and I was beginning my first ever full-time position with PRMS as the new Marketing Assistant. I knew for my first job I wanted to be at a company where I could develop and grow as a marketer and I have found that with PRMS. I have had the opportun ...

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Categories: 30 Years

Have you heard of an organization called Kraftlove? Kraftlove is a nonprofit that provides creative crafting kits to hospitalized children facing a variety of illnesses and challenges mainly around the Washington DC area. In the three years of box distribution, 2,700 boxes have been assembled and delivered to children. Anhvinh Wright explains the theme of the 2018 fall proje ...

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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Jacob Behrens, MD, in Milwaukee, WI to be featured as our guest blogger this month. ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, often conjures images of rambunctious young boys running circles around a classroom. It is generally more difficult to spot in adults, many of whom have more subtle symptoms ...

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Categories: Psychiatrist

You have insurance coverage. You received the lowest rate and have the certificate of insurance. You are properly insured, right? Perhaps not. Here are five of the most common issues you should avoid when choosing a policy.  1. Not having enough licensing board defense coverage. PRMS is seeing increased licensing board activity for many reasons such as aggressive boards, ...

It had been cold and rainy in Washington, DC when my colleague, Remy Palmer, RPLU, and I left for the American Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) meeting in Hawaii this past March. Our long plane ride was worth it, not only for the warm weather of Honolulu, but to also catch up with several long-time PRMS clients and make new friends in the field of geriatric psychiatry. Th ...

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Categories: Residents

Starting or joining a private practice is an exciting time, but it can also be risky. An essential way to protect your professional reputation and reduce risk is to obtain comprehensive medical professional liability insurance. In this post I will address some important steps you can take to help create and maintain a successful practice. Build good relationships If you are e ...

Excellence can be defined in many ways. For example, Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines excellence as “very good of it’s kind: eminently good.” Excellence is not always rewarded and most of the time is not performed with intent. Therefore, it is nice when organizations notice and honor the person completing the excellent action(s). The New Jersey Psychiatric Association (NJ ...

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Categories: Events & Exhibits