PRMS® is pleased to make various risk management resources available for use in residency training programs at no charge. Our extensive knowledge in managing psychiatric risk for more than 35 years of specialty-specific protection makes us a leader in proactive risk management for psychiatrists. Feel free to contact us with questions or for more information.


Our new online education and risk management portal where residents can access on-demand courses, review our risk management newsletters and articles, and much more.

Click here to access PRMS U.

On-Demand Mock Trial

Our acclaimed mock trial is now online, so your residents can learn more about suicide risk assessment and the litigation process.

Click here to access the mock trial.

In-Person Education

We offer in-person educational programs on a wide variety of risk management topics. There is no charge for these presentations.

  • PREP® (PRMS’ Psychiatric Residents’ Education Programs): Topics typically include the basics of medical malpractice insurance, psychiatrists’ two greatest liability risks (psychopharmacology and treating patients with suicidal behaviors), and current topics, such as EHRs and social media. However, other topics can be covered as requested. Click here to access our PREP flyer.
  • Grand Rounds: We are available to provide educational programs on a variety of topics. Click here to access our program topic list.

To schedule an educational session, please contact Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD, Director of Risk Management at

For more information, contact:

Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD
Director, Risk Management
Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS)
4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 907-3895

ABOUT PRMS: Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) manages the Psychiatrists’ Program, the professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists. We have insured psychiatrists since 1986 and have handled over 82,000 risk management issues. PRMS is also accredited, with commendation, by the ACCME to provide CME. PRMS is not a commercial interest.