Education Committee

The mission of the 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.

2023 Webinars

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

February 7, 2023 June 6, 2023
“Underwriting Lymphoma” “Leaks and Squeaks Mitral and Aortic Valve Disease”
Steven Rigatti, MD Valerie Kaufman, MD
Founder, Rigatti Risk Analytics & Medical Consultant, CRL


AVP & Chief Medical Director, RGA


April 4, 2023 September 12, 2023
“Critical Illness and Long-Term Care Underwriting Overview” “Screening for Gynecological Cancers”
Sophie Clement, FALU, FLMI, RHU Preeti Dalawari, MD
AVP Business Development, SCOR


VP & Medical Director, RGA


May 9, 2023 October 10, 2023
“A Dangerous Journey is Planned: Rheumatoid Arthritis” “2023: A Polyp Odyssey Underwriting Polyps and Colorectal Cancer”
Minas Joannides, MD Chris Yiannias, DO, FACP, DBIM
Chief Medical Director, Optimum Re


Medical VP, Gen Re


Annual company membership fee for 2023 includes these benefits:

Six live webinars 

Access to the ALU Webinar Library of all past Webinars and Tutorials---a library of over 90 recordings covering a wide variety of medical and non-medical topics including management, financial and foreign risk.

The company’s annual membership fee for 2023 is based on the number of underwriters in the company:

Individual Registration: $125.00

Up to 50 Underwriters: $400.00

More than 50 and up to 100 Underwriters: $550.00

More than 100 Underwriters: $750.00

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 2023 Webinar Series or Basic ECG Tutorials, go to the ALU Store. For more information please contact