Introduction to MPL Insurance


The MPL Association's Introduction to Medical Professional Liability Insurance modules are specially designed for professionals who want to learn more about industry basics and gain a better understanding of an MPL insurance organization's operations and the important functions of specific departments and disciplines.

The modules were recorded at the Introduction to Medical Professional Liability Insurance Workshop in November 2022 and are available for Association members, partners, and nonmembers. CE and CME credits are available.

NOTE: The modules are available to purchase until May 3. Anyone who has purchased the modules by May 3 will be able to view them until December 31, 2024.

The 2024 Introduction to Medical Professional Liability Insurance Workshop will be held in person October 28-30, 2024, in Kansas City, MO.

Program Modules

  • Insurance BasicsA Medical Professional Liability Perspective
    Brian K. Atchinson, President & CEO, MPL Association
  • Medicine and Liability: A Physician's Perspective
    Gerald Zarlengo, MD, Chairman and CEO, COPIC
  • Understanding Market Cycles in MPL
    John Mize, FCAS, MAAA, President & CEO, SVMIC
    Jonah Pfeffer, EVP & Health Care Segment Leader, Gallagher Re
  • Ratemaking and Reserves
    Arthur R. Randolph, II, FCAS, MAAA, CPCU, Principal & Consulting Actuary, Pinnacle
  • Underwriting Administration
    Wesley Butler, RPLU, ARM, VP, Underwriting, MIEC
  • Risk Management and Patient Safety
    Julie Ritzman, MBA, CPHRM, VP, Patient Safety & Risk Management, The Doctors Company
  • Understanding Reinsurance
    Derek Smith, Broker, Lockton Re
  • Claims Administration
    Gina Harris, Regional Claims Executive, Western Region, ProAssurance
  • Hospitals, Health Systems, and other MPL Risk-bearing Entities
    Alison Milford, ACAS, MAAA, Consulting Actuary, WTW
  • Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting
    Edward G. Marley, President & Chief Executive Officer, Mutual Insurance Company of Arizona
  • Investing for MPL Companies
    Thomas Klem, ASA, MAAA, Managing Director, Head of Institutional Client Experience, SLC Management
    Nitin Chhabra, FCAS, Managing Director, Head of Insurance Client Relationships & Solutions, SLC Management


Register for modules here

All 11 modules are available for one bundled price.

  • Members: $250
  • Affiliate Partners: $400
  • Nonmembers: $750



This program is sponsored by

MPL Association Practitioner's Primer