Disability Insurance

Understanding Insurance Underwriting

When being presented with an insurance offer, you’re likely to encounter one of three scenarios: The offer doesn’t require an application and states that you cannot be turned down for coverage. An offer with a series of around 3-5 short questions, typically requiring a “yes” or “no” answer. An offer... Read more →


Early Career Spotlight - Katie B., Chief Resident, on Disability Insurance

In the beginning of medical school, we were told that information will come like “water from a firehose." That was true, and it is also true that the learning curve for residency is even steeper and more like getting information from Niagara Falls. In addition to getting an education, medical... Read more →


Early Career Spotlight - Matt Diffley, MD, FAAP on Insurance

Shopping for insurance can be difficult due to the fine print but I appreciate the work the AAP has done to research and subsidize some great starter policies. As part of your AAP membership during residency, the AAP subsidizes a $100,000 term life insurance plan and $1,000/month disability insurance plan... Read more →


Introducing the AAP Insurance Program Blog

We are always looking for ways to expand and improve the AAP Insurance Program to be a better resource for our members. We spend many years learning to be physicians, but very little on how to make ourselves financially well. That's where the brand new AAP Insurance Program Blog comes... Read more →