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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. 

Ready for success in your psychiatric career? PRMS® Psych-cess is a FREE virtual webinar for residents, fellows, and early career psychiatrists, led by experts in the field to set you up for success.  Interested in learning more about geriatric psychiatry? Hear from geriatric psychiatry specialist, Shilpa Srinivasan, MD, DFAPA, DFAAGP. Dr. Srinivasan will share more about he ...

*This piece is edited from an original article published in the Summer 2022 issue of CAPITAL PSYCHIATRY, the Washington Psychiatric Society’s e-magazine. As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to feature William B. Lawson MD, PhD, DLFAPA, and Donna Holland Barn ...

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As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Dr. Najmun Riyaz, founder of Zehen Global LLC, as a guest blogger this month. Dr. Riyaz is a board-certified psychiatrist and past consultation and liaison psychiatrist at the Rowan School of Medicine; ran a partial program at Jefferson Health, in Cherry Hill, NJ; and served as a Medical Directo ...

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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 our partner the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, which hosts the American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry. We invited Dr. Gregory P. Barclay, DLFAPA, President of the American Board of Adolescent P ...

As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to highlight our Partner, the Indiana Psychiatric Society, and its recent member events. We invited Dr. Aimee Patel, President of the Indiana Psychiatric Society and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Indiana ...

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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 share an update on the Psychiatry Outreach Program (POP) at the Jackson Free Clinic in Mississippi. POP was started by members of the Mississippi Psychiatric Association, and PRMS has previously posted two articles, f ...

As part of PRMS’ ongoing efforts to support the behavioral healthcare community and promote the organizations that work towards this mission, we are pleased to highlight our Platinum Partner, the New Jersey Psychiatric Association, and its advocacy efforts. We invited Dr. Debra Koss, MD, DFAACAP, DFAPA, clinical assistant professor with the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers-R ...

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In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month this September, PRMS is pleased to donate to and highlight two organizations in support of this cause - the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Give an Hour. If you or someone you know is in a crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 9-9-8.  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention The American Fou ...

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As the Associate Director of Claims at PRMS, I co-manage our claims team of Litigation Specialists by providing oversight and mentorship to our very talented staff. I began my career at PRMS in August 2021. For 25 years, I have managed medical professional liability claims. I hold two industry certifications in Insurance Claims – Associate in Claims (AIC) and Associate in Clai ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Life of PRMS

As part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we are pleased to feature Randall Hagar, Psychiatric Physicians Alliance of California Policy Advocate and Principal of Empirical Policy, as a featured guest blogger this month. Mr. Hagar introduces the Alliance and shares its accomplishments and goals since its founding in 2020. The Psychiatric Physicians Alliance of ...

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Categories: PRMS Blog, Psychiatrist