PRMS Blog

Unless otherwise noted, blogs are authored by PRMS.

PRMS kicked off 2020 by increasing charitable donations through our “Refer a Colleague” program to $50 – up $25 from 2019! But we are not stopping there – throughout the entire month of April from Wednesday, April 1 to Thursday, April 30, we are doubling donations to $100 to benefit mental health organizations. Launched in 2013, the “Refer a Colleague” program was created to ...

Posted:

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Anna Weaver-Hayes, MA, CAE, Executive Director of the Colorado Psychiatric Society and the Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, to share her insights as our featured guest blogger this month. 28 STATES (and 3 countries!) 16 SPEAKERS 14,406 WORDS EXCHANGED IN THE CHAT The inaugural PsychSu ...

Posted:

With sadness, we relay the news that our colleague Dave Torrans passed away on February 8, 2020, after a tenacious battle against cancer.   Dave was one of the first PRMS employees joining in the spring of 1988.  He was dedicated to supporting our clients during some of the most difficult times in their professional lives.  Dave was also a beloved and highly respected mentor ...

Posted:
Categories:

Tonya Davies CPCU, ARe, wasn’t even sure how to spell actuary, much less what it meant, when a guidance counselor suggested it as a career path for her after she aced a college calculus class.  But it turns out she had found her sweet spot. Davies has spent the past 25 years underwriting medical professional liability for hospitals, physicians, long-term care and other facilit ...

Posted:
Categories: PRMS Blog

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Elizabeth W. Ollen, PhD to be featured as our guest blogger this month. She was one of the poster contest winners for the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. My participation in the ASAP resident poster session provided a great opportunity to discuss my research with ASAP attendees who are also pass ...

Posted:

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Katherine C. Jankousky to be featured as our guest blogger this month. She was one of the poster contest winners for the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. Katherine C Jankousky, in collaboration with Lisa M Brownstone, PhD, Ashley Cornelius, LCSW, and C Sloan Burton, MD. During my Psychiatry Cler ...

Posted:

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD in New Haven, CT to be featured as our guest blogger this month. An accomplished psychiatry fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, who works with young adults, adolescents, children and their families, has been named the first recipient of a PRMS-endowed fellowship in collaboration with ...

As a psychiatrist at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, Dr. Sonal Harneja, MD, often worked with people having their first psychotic episode. Much of her work involved reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness and educating patients and their families about the causes, symptoms, prognosis and potential treatments. “It can be incredibly scary for them and their famili ...

Posted:

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Joanne Dunne, CAE, Washington Psychiatric Society Executive Director to be featured as our guest blogger this month. We would like to share exciting news about the Washington Psychiatric Society (WPS) and big plans it has for this year. In addition to an impressive slate of timely CME topics covering every ...

Posted:

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Doctor Frank Perkins, PGY-3 Psychiatry Resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Psychiatry to be featured as our guest blogger this month. The weekend of February 14 – 17, 2019, the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association and Mississippi Psychiatric Association had their comb ...

Posted: