News Release


2023 MPL Association Conference Convenes in New Orleans May 17-19

(Rockville, MD, February 24, 2023)— Rockville, MD (February 24, 2023)—The Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association, the leading organization representing the MPL community, has issued the latest updates for its annual conference taking place May 17-19 in New Orleans. Registration for this exceptional educational and networking event is open to all those in the MPL sector and is available at Attendees can take advantage of early-bird registration discounts through April 21.

“The Association and the Board of Directors are pleased to welcome MPL business and clinical leaders to New Orleans for this extraordinary conference, whether they are focused on insurance, risk financing, claims, or patient safety,” said Brian K. Atchinson, president and CEO of the MPL Association. “This meeting is for all those looking for the latest insights on issues facing MPL companies, risk retention groups, captive hospital systems, reinsurers, and other stakeholders. The event offers excellent knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities for anyone with an interest in medical liability, healthcare, risk management, and claims defense.”

A highlight of the conference will be keynote speaker, John Rossman, the former Amazon executive who launched and scaled the future of its third-party platform, which today accounts for more than 50% of Amazon’s business. He will examine and answer questions to help MPL industry leaders understand and navigate the importance of digital transformation for their organizations and address the need to drive innovation while challenging conventional thinking. By leveraging many of the ideas from “The Amazon Way,” Rossman will provide principles and strategies that drove Amazon and can drive change in any organization.

Other featured sessions include:

  • Perspectives on AI: The impact of advanced technology on insurance
  • Mistake or crime? The criminalization of healthcare errors
  • Reining in runaway verdicts
  • Designing health systems for optimal caregiver wellness
  • Data privacy around the globe—What does it mean for MPL?
  • The future of healthcare and MPL claims

“The MPL Association is uniquely positioned to gather healthcare and insurance leaders from both inside and outside the MPL community to share experiences and perspectives on the critical challenges and greatest opportunities facing the MPL field,” stated Atchinson. “This one event is a terrific source of intelligence on the important developments for the industry. The carefully designed sessions will offer a comprehensive look at the industry’s future along with pragmatic solutions for the issues facing healthcare and business leaders today.” .

For more information about the 2023 MPL Association Conference, or to register online, visit the MPL Association website at


The MPL Association is the leading international association representing medical professional liability insurance companies, risk retention groups, captives, trusts, and other entities with a commitment to the quality delivery of healthcare. MPL Association members insure nearly 2.5 million healthcare professionals around the world—doctors, dentists, oral surgeons, nurses and nurse practitioners, podiatrists, and other healthcare providers. MPL Association members also insure more than 3,000 hospitals and 50,000 medical facilities and group practices globally.

Cassie Knapp

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