Malpractice Information and Verification Requests
Verification and Claims History Requests
Malpractice insurance is provided by the resident's or fellow's employing hospital. Please refer to the following list of contacts to find out where to send your verification or claims history requests based on where the resident/fellow did their training:
Alton Based Residents and Fellows
Alton Memorial Hospital
Lisa Blaes, Risk Management Manager
Mary Eisler, Administrative Assistant Risk Management
Carbondale Based Residents and Fellows
Amy Tozzi, Assistant VP, Underwriting & Insurance Brokerage
Decatur Based Residents and Fellows
Quincy Based Residents and Fellows
Springfield Based Residents and Fellows
HSHS St. John's Hospital
HSHS St. John's Medical Staff Office
HSHS St John's Malpractice Release 4.2019 .pdf
Memorial Medical Center
Mary Ann Pyle
Risk Management Information (Springfield Based)
Residents receive malpractice coverage from both HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Springfield Memorial Hospital for any professional acts performed within the scope of training. This coverage includes legal defense and protection against awards from claims reported or filed during or after completion of training. Insuring hospital is based on the site of any occurrence and employing hospital.
Current residents/fellows: If a resident receives a subpoena or notice to appear for a deposition, they should immediately contact the Risk Manager of their employing hospital.
- Residents should never appear for or schedule a deposition without the assistance of the Risk Manager.
- The Risk Manager will look into the case and determine where it occurred.
- The Risk Manager will pass along the documentation to the appropriate entity if it is not a case that occurred in their hospital.
- If it is an event that occurred in an SIU Medicine Clinic, the employing hospital will handle it.
The Risk Management contacts for each entity are as follows: