Residents on the PRMS Blog

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 ...

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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 ...

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The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) has created the TSPP Resident-Fellow Member Travel Scholarship Fund, helping to cover part of the travel costs residents face while attending meetings hosted by TSPP. This initiative will kick into action once $5,000 is raised. TSPP is seeking voluntary donations from members. When the TSPP Resident-Fellow Member Travel Schola ...

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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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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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The 2017 Indiana Psychiatric Society (IPS) Fall Symposium took place December 2 in Carmel, Indiana. The meeting topic was “The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here and Where Do We Go From Here.” The day was filled with active discussions on the Indiana State Department of Health actions to fight the crisis, opioid use during pregnancy and alternative strategies to eliminate use ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health we invited Ulrick Vieux DO, MS, Psychiatry Residency Program Director at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY, to be featured as our guest blogger this month. As the founding Psychiatry Residency Program Director at Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY, I wanted to ensure that the residents who ...

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As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health we invited Sally Winkelman, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association, to be featured as our guest blogger this month. Shannon Friedbacher, a fourth year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, knows that psychiatry is the field of medicine she will pursue after graduation. Part of her de ...

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Training psychiatry residents to realize the best possible outcomes with patients means giving them the expertise to be the best that they can be with training programs that put them on a learning continuum and further their professional growth. That’s one reason why PRMS matched travel awards for outstanding residents with an interest in psychiatric education to take part in ...

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Trying to predict the future is probably not the most productive use of anyone’s time, but it’s fun sometimes to think about what the world will be like in 10, or 20, or 30 years. When you speculate about the future, it’s a good idea to keep in mind Bill Gates’ comment about human predictions: “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underest ...

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