Underwriting Development & Education Committee (UDEC)

The mission of the Underwriting Development & Education Committee is to provide underwriters at all levels with educational opportunities to support professional development. Resources include webinars, tutorials, and series about relevant topics facilitated by leading physicians and professionals in the field.

2022 Webinars

Webinars occur at 11 am Central Time, 12 pm Eastern Time

February 8, 2022 June 7, 2022
“Long COVID: Where Do We Stand?” “Mental Health Recent Trends: COVID-19 & Beyond”
Timothy Meagher, MD Loraine Oman-Ganes, MD, FRCPC, CCMG, FACMG
Vice President & Medical Director, Munich Re Medical Vice President, Gen Re
April 5, 2022 September 13, 2022
“Chronic Pain Overview” “Breast Cancer Mortality—Not Always a Sentence, Rather Just Three Words”
Elyssa Del Valle, MD, DBIM Paulo B. Pinho, MD
Chief Medical Officer L&H Americas, Life & Health Products, Swiss Re Vice President & Medical Director of Innovation, Diameter Health
May 10, 2022 October 11, 2022
“Mortality of Melanoma & Dysplastic Nevi” “Lifestyle Risk – Down the Rabbit Hole We Go…feed Your Head!”
Steven Rigatti, MD, DBIM, DABFM Anastasia Jaegerman, AALU, FLMI, ACS
Founder, Rigatti Risk Analytics, LLC and Medical Consultant, Clinical Reference Labs Vice President Underwriting & Chief Underwriter Optimum Re

Annual company membership fee for 2022 includes these benefits:

Six live webinars 

Access to the ALU Bank of all past Webinars and Tutorials---a library of over 80 recordings covering a wide variety of medical and non-medical topics including management, financial and foreign risk.

The company’s annual membership fee for 2022 is based on the number of underwriters in the company:

Individual Registration (includes e-version of the OTR): $100.00

Up to 50 Underwriters: $350.00

More than 50 and up to 100 Underwriters: $500.00

More than 100 Underwriters: $700.00

Introduction to Basic ECG Tutorials:

The Academy of Life Underwriting is also offering Introduction to Basic ECG Tutorials. This four part series, moderated by Dr. William Camm, presents the skills necessary to differentiate between normal and abnormal ECG.


To register for the 2022 Webinar Series or Basic ECG Tutorials, go to the ALU Store. For more information please contact registrar@alu-web.com.