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Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management

​​The Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management (COMLRM) is a group of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists appointed by the AAP Board of Directors to address emerging medicolegal issues affecting pediatrics. They are nationally recognized experts in risk management, professional liability insurance and trends in medical malpractice claims. The Academy looks to the Committee to provide members with pediatric-specific education, policy, and risk management advice on how to avoid malpractice claims and what to do if sued.

Meet the Committee Members

Our Mission is to support the mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics through education and advocacy on issues that arise at the interface of medicine and law.

Our Vision is optimal pediatric care in an informed environment that protects children and minimizes medical-legal risks.

The Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management is committed to:

  • Helping Pediatricians Cope With Stress of Being Sued. 
    1. What you need to know when you're being sued.

    2. If you are sued, support to handle stress, understand litigation process
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