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The mission of the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society is to fully represent Pennsylvania Psychiatrists in advocating for their profession and their patients, and to assure access to psychiatric services of high quality, through activities in education, shaping of legislation and upholding ethical standards.







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We hope you enjoyed the warm summer months and were able to take time to relax and unwind. September is off to a busy start at PRMS as we prepare for the next Psych-cess webinar taking place on Thursday, September 21 – please find registration details below. Our third Case of the Quarter resource for 2023 is attached and may be of interest to your members.

This September, in honor of National Suicide Prevention Month, PRMS is making a donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), which gives individuals touched by suicide a national community “empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death”. Learn more about AFSP in our 2022 blog post here and join us in supporting their mission.

Q3 2023 Case of the Quarter

Attached please find PRMS’ latest “Case of the Quarter” column, a sample case study highlighting best practices in actual scenarios encountered through PRMS’ extensive experience in litigation and claims management, on the topic of treating patients with disabilities. Current and past cases can also be found on our website here.

PRMS Psych-cess: Diversity in Psychiatry on September 21

PRMS invites your resident, fellow, and early career psychiatrist members to join us for our next webinar, PRMS Psych-cess: Diversity in Psychiatry, which will take place via Zoom on Thursday, September 21, 6:30-7:30 pm ET. Featuring a panel of four knowledgeable psychiatrists, including Drs. Tanuja Gandhi, Napoleon Higgins Jr., Alan Rodriguez Penney, and Eunice Yuen, the virtual event will highlight our speakers’ diverse experiences studying and practicing psychiatry, as well as treating culturally and ethnically diverse populations. Please feel free to share the attached flyer with your resident, fellow, and early career psychiatrist members. To register, visit

Save the Date: PRMS’ Fall Reception in Baltimore, MD

PRMS is coming to Baltimore this fall! Please save the date to attend our fall reception on Friday, November 3, 6:30-8:30 pm. More details to follow soon!

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