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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. 

Each month, the PRMS underwriters are sharing insights on some of the top questions received from clients and potential insureds. One topic that has regularly been asked month over month: What is the difference between a claims-made and occurrence policy, and which one is best for me? What is a claims-made policy? A claims-made policy generally protects you if named in a practi ...

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Our PRMS Risk Managers frequently share their expertise by contributing articles to clinical journals, including the Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience (ICNS) digital journal, throughout the year. Read an excerpt by Justin Pope, JD, PRMS Senior Risk Manager, from ICNS’ article, “Risk Management: EHR Use and Emerging Risks.” Understanding EHR Risks: What Clinicians Need to Kno ...

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 the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT) and Dr. Maria Camila Velez Florez, PGY-2 Adult Psychiatry Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital/ McLean Hospital at H ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Dr. Avani Patel, MHA, PGY-4 Psychiatry Resident in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, to be featured as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Patel reflects on her experience attending the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting in New ...

Advancing Mental Health Support and Advocacy To further Professional Risk Management Services’ (PRMS) enduring dedication to supporting mental health and the organizations aligned with this cause, we proudly launched the PRMS Partners in the Community Grant (PPCG) this past Spring 2024, inviting partners to nominate local non-profits that enhance mental healthcare in their comm ...

This May we honor National Mental Health Awareness Month, as well as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week from May 5 through May 11. In honor of these two important causes, PRMS is pleased to announce our support of The Trevor Project and share our appreciation for psychiatrists and all other physicians who work tirelessly to support the safety, mental health, and ...

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PRMS is pleased to feature Meagan O’Toole, JD, CAE, Executive Director of the New York County Psychiatric Society (NYCPS), along with members of the NYCPS Executive Council, as guest bloggers this month to highlight all that New York City has to offer, including unique gems ranging from museums to restaurants. Things To Do In New York City “Welcome to New York, it’s been waiti ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Ivy Song, MD, PGY-3 psychiatry resident at the University of California, Davis, to be featured as our guest blogger this month and share her goals as the new PRMS Fellow in Child Psychiatry with the Group for Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP). In my personal and professional journey, finding my voice and telling ...

Jumpstart Your Psychiatric Career Ready for success in your psychiatric career? PRMS® Psych-cess is a FREE webinar for psychiatric residents, fellows, and early career psychiatrists, led by experts in the field to set you up for success. Hear from our panel of three female psychiatrists from across the country as they lead a discussion about their individual experiences as wom ...

As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Dr. Vanita Sahasranaman, Newsletter Committee Member of the Indo-American Psychiatric Association (IAPA), to be featured as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Sahasranaman shares more about her research on social determinants of mental health across a person’s lifetime. What Are Social Determinants of Health?  He ...

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