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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 ...

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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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Categories: Residents

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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Categories: Residents

Prior to joining the PRMS team, I didn’t know anything about the insurance industry. I worked for a nonprofit organization planning an annual food and wine fundraising event. When I learned about the position with PRMS, I decided to explore the opportunity. I can’t tell you how happy I am that I did! PRMS is more than just a company. Even now, after being here for almost two y ...

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Categories: 30 Years

On behalf of everyone at PRMS, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year full of good health and much happiness. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service to you. In recognition of the commitment and care you provide your patients and to say “thank you,” we will once again make donations to charities that focus on mental healthcare. This year we will continu ...

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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!", NAMI

Only a year and a half ago, I was graduating from the University of Richmond with a degree in marketing. Fast forward a few months and I was beginning my first ever full-time position with PRMS as the new Marketing Assistant. I knew for my first job I wanted to be at a company where I could develop and grow as a marketer and I have found that with PRMS. I have had the opportun ...

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Categories: 30 Years

Have you heard of an organization called Kraftlove? Kraftlove is a nonprofit that provides creative crafting kits to hospitalized children facing a variety of illnesses and challenges mainly around the Washington DC area. In the three years of box distribution, 2,700 boxes have been assembled and delivered to children. Anhvinh Wright explains the theme of the 2018 fall proje ...

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Categories: PRMS "Gives a Hoot!"

As a part of PRMS’ ongoing commitment to behavioral health, we invited Jacob Behrens, MD, in Milwaukee, WI to be featured as our guest blogger this month. ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, often conjures images of rambunctious young boys running circles around a classroom. It is generally more difficult to spot in adults, many of whom have more subtle symptoms ...

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Categories: Psychiatrist