As you transition to practice, it is important that you educate yourself on the types of insurance you will need for protection of your assets. If you work for a private or group practice, your employer may provide this coverage. This should be confirmed during the negotiation process, before you accept the job. If you work as an independent contractor or you own your own practice, you will need to make decisions on the types of coverage you need.
The pages below provide a brief overview of disability, life and malpractice insurance, and why each is important.