SOM Liability

SOM Liability


Medical Professional Liability

In the event of an adverse patient care incident or concern, please call Risk Management at 856-256-4370. Do not utilize the Rowan Incident Report Form for patient events.

Faculty, Housestaff, Staff, or Enrolled Students are provided protection for third-party claims of personal injury which arise out of professional health care services performed solely within the scope of employment or enrollment with RowanSOM. The protection is provided by the RowanSOM Professional Liability Program of Self-Insurance (the Program), which is governed by the provisions of the New Jersey Tort Claims Act (N.J.S.A. 59:1-1 et seq.). Coverage exclusions may apply which include, but are not limited to, liability resulting from the performance of a criminal act and/or arising in conjunction with conduct constituting fraud, malice, or willful misconduct. See the complete description of the Program.

Should you receive any written correspondence or legal documents alleging injury or damage, please immediately forward to the Rowan University Office of General Counsel. General Counsel and Risk Management will coordinate management of the matter with the State of New Jersey Office of Attorney General.

For evidence of your medical professional liability insurance and/or your claims history, please contact Risk Management at 856-256-4370 or via email to

For any other questions regarding your medical professional liability coverage, please contact Risk Management at 856-256-4370.