Psychiatrists on the PRMS Blog

*This piece is a re-print from the Spring Edition of the Journal of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association.   As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Doctors Chasity Torrence, FAPA, and Dustyn Baker, co-founders of the Psychiatry Outreach Program (POP) in Jackson, Mississippi, as guest bloggers this month, reflecting on the impact P ...

In recognition of National Doctor's Day, the team at PRMS would like to thank all healthcare providers and acknowledge the important work of psychiatrists and their dedication to the mental health and well-being of their patients. It is an honor to be of service to psychiatrists throughout the country for the last 34 years. Thank you, psychiatrists! To learn about the histor ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Doctor William Silver, PGY-III Psychiatry Resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, to be featured as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Silver reflects on his experience attending the first virtual Spring Meeting co-hosted by the Louisiana Psychiatric M ...

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In furtherance of our mission to support the greater behavioral health community, PRMS is pleased to highlight Cesar Cardenas, Jr., MD, a member of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association and a PGY-5 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Cardenas was awarded with the American Psychiatric Association’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship and we invited him ...

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This past November was Military Families Month, and in keeping with PRMS’ mission to support the greater behavioral health community, we invited Rachel Sullivan, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Health and Associate Program Director for Psychiatry Residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI – and a past PRMS Psych-cess speaker – to share her ...

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Russell Tobe, MD, and Suhal Shah, DO, to contribute as guest bloggers this month, reflecting on their experience as a mentor and mentee in the West Hudson Psychiatric Society’s (WHPS) Mentorship Program. Russell Tobe, MD – Department Director, Clinical Evaluation Center at the Nathan Kline Institute for Psy ...

World Patient Safety Day, established by the World Health Organization (WHO) in an effort to recognize patient safety as a global health priority, takes place annually on September 17, and PRMS Director of Risk Management, Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, recently shared her thoughts on the subject to members of the Florida Psychiatric Society. To further the efforts of mental health ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Nada Stotland, MD, MPH, and Jack W. Bonner, MD, to contribute as guest bloggers this month, reflecting on their career paths and sharing helpful advice with colleagues starting out in psychiatry. A new psychiatrist has numerous options and the potential for flexibility as he or she begins to chart a career ...

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Women’s Equality Day celebrates the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, which prevents states and the federal government from denying an American’s right to vote due to sex. In honor of the 100-year anniversary on August 26th, PRMS is pleased to highlight our partner organization, The Association of Women Psychiatrists, and the work it does for both women psychiatrists and the ...

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In these uncertain times, the issues around telepsychiatry are more confusing than ever. To provide some answers to these uncertainties, we created a Telepsychiatry On-Demand Tutorial and are sharing associated resources, which you can access via this link (access the webinar under “Presentation”). While there continue to be many unknowns, this on-demand tutorial covers changes ...

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