Insurance coverage is provided for protection against a variety of claims arising out of actions taken within the scope of one's employment at Mount Sinai. Coverage becomes effective on the date your employment begins.
Members of the faculty, employed by Icahn School of Medicine and/or The Mount Sinai Hospital, are insured under institutional insurance policies while performing their professional duties. Applicable insurance coverages are extended to cover faculty members' private practice activities, as part of a faculty practice plan approved by the Dean, only when fees are rendered and distributed in accordance with the faculty practice plan.
Members of the voluntary faculty are insured under the institution’s policies for claims arising out of performance of their professional duties as part of the discharge of their voluntary staff responsibilities and assignments for Icahn School of Medicine and/or The Mount Sinai Hospital for which no compensation is received from the School of Medicine or The Mount Sinai Hospital. This coverage does not apply to any claims which might arise from private patient activities.
The insurance coverages described below apply to activities undertaken anywhere in the world provided any lawsuit arising out of such activities is originally brought within the United States of America, its territories or possessions, or Canada. The Risk Management Department must be notified of any plan to provide medical care outside of the United States or Canada to ensure coverage while abroad.