About Us

The Risk Management and Insurance Department at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) promotes a safe and healthy environment for patients, faculty, staff, students, and the visiting public by applying proven risk management principles and insurance where appropriate.

What we do

  • Provide risk management and insurance resources in a variety of areas including, Legal, Human Resources, Sponsored Research, Clinical Trials, Capital Planning and Construction, Ambulatory Care, Patient Safety, Student Health, Emergency Management, Laboratory Safety , Engineering and Maintenance, Academic Affairs, Office of Global Health.
  • Collaborate with the Weill Cornell Environmental Health and Safety division.
  • Work with the leadership of the Physician’s Organization to develop and implement clinical risk management training programs and policies designed to reduce loss.
  • Participate in managing the Weill Cornell Malpractice Insurance Program.
  • Perform accident investigation and loss prevention training.
  • Negotiate, implement, and manage the Weill Cornell insurance portfolio consisting of a vast array of insurance types.
  • Develop and implement property protection and business continuity plans.
  • Negotiate and supervise the Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar insurance program and provide technical consultation for their Environmental Health and Safety program.
  • Review and negotiate risk management and insurance aspects of contracts.
  • Direct the negotiation, design, and implementation of the student health insurance program.
  • Handle the following types of claims: property, general and auto liability, student health, student disability and act as liaison with claims adjusters.
  • Administer, manage, and maintain incoming and outgoing certificates of insurance.

Our goal is to be service oriented, responsive, professional, and open to suggestions and comments.

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