Resident physicians require malpractice insurancemalpractice insurance for resident physicians

Resident physicians, embarking on their career journey after graduating from medical school, can find themselves in a complex, high-pressure environment. Here, malpractice insurance is not just a formality but a critical safety net. This insurance is tailored to cover both observation and practical aspects of their training, offering protection in a field where even minor errors can have significant consequences.

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Westwood Insurance Brokers  are experienced in sourcing medical malpractice insurance for resident physicians. We work with a number of different carriers to ensure you have the best possible insurance coverage available.


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the risk of malpractice lawsuits

While the risks of resident physicians being sued for malpractice are relatively low, it is still a risk they face.While the likelihood of residents facing medical liability lawsuits is relatively low, it’s not negligible. A recent study reveals that from a total of 3,191 medical malpractice claims, 471 involved residents. This underscores the importance of malpractice insurance as a protective measure. The study highlighted that lower number of events involving residents might be attributed to the careful supervision and graduated responsibility given to residents during their training.

common areas of liability

Residents often face challenges in procedural aspects of care, such as surgery, where complications like lacerations or infections can occur. Inadequate supervision and technical performance under high-stress situations are common contributing factors to these incidents. Understanding these risks highlights the importance of comprehensive insurance coverage, which provides a safety net in these scenarios.

Malpractice insurance for resident physicians is essential throughout their medical training, offering peace of mind and protection in a field where the margin for error is slim. It supports the invaluable learning process, allowing residents to focus on honing their skills and knowledge in the demanding world of healthcare.

other types of insurance we can help you with

Business Owners Policy 9BOP) for physicians in Florida

Business Owners Policy

A comprehensive insurance package designed for physicians with small to medium-sized businesses, providing a blend of liability protection and property insurance.

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Cyber Liability Insurance

Covers you against financial losses associated with data breaches, cyber attacks, and other incidents. Insurers will usually help  fix vulnerabilities as part of this policy.

Commercial Auto Insurance

This is relevant for physicians who use a vehicle for your practice-related tasks. This insurance covers you against auto accidents, theft, and other vehicle-related incidents.

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