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Underwriting University I

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY I
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m. Meet for Transportation to Large Group Dinner
Location: Drury Inn Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
6:30 p.m.Large Group Dinner – Veritas
8:30 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.Depart Restaurant to Drury Plaza
RGA: Melissa Gallegos

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY I
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.Meet for Transportation to RGA Office
Location: Drury Inn Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.Introductions & Executive Welcome
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Kim Lancaster, VP, Underwriting Operations
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.Critical Thinking
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Mark Dion, VP, Strategic UW Innovation
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Department Meet & Greet / Group Photo
Location: RGA Cafetorium & RGA Lobby
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.Depression & Suicide
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Jeff Barwick, Director, Underwriting
 Bill McMillen, Underwriting Consultant
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.Taste of St. Louis
Location: RGA Cafetorium
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.Underwriting the Elderly
Location: F Training Room
Speaker:

Bonnie Rickert, Sr. Underwriting Consultant

Dr. Lisa Duckett, VP & Medical Director

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.BREAK
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Financial Underwriting Concepts
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Miriam Krajewski, Head of Client UW Training
 Jennifer Lockwood, Technical Director, Large Case Underwriting
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Medical Philosophy & General Discussion
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Dr. Dave Rengachary, SVP & Chief Medical Director
4:40 p.m.Depart RGA Office to Drury Plaza
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
DinnerOn Own

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY I
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.Meet for Transportation to RGA Office
Location: Hotel Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Diabetes
Location: F Training Room
Speakers: Cheryl Joyce, Executive Director, Underwriting
 Kyle Kilman, Underwriting Consultant
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
(Includes 5-10 minute mid-session break)
Underwriting Coronary Artery Disease
Location: F Training Room
Speakers:

Jennifer Lockwood, Technical Director, Large Case Underwriting

Dr. Val Kaufman, VP & Medical Director

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Lunch
Location: RGA Cafetorium
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Underwriting & RGAX Tour
Location: Begin in Lobby
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.Alcohol
Location: F Training Room
Speakers: Dr. Elyssa Del Valle, VP & Medical Director
 Liz Pfeffer, Underwriting Consultant
2:15 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.BREAK
2:25 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Anemia in the Insurance Applicant
Location: F Training Room
Speakers: Dr. Lisa Duckett, VP & Medical Director
3:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.Wrap Up
Location: F Training Room
RGA: University Committee
3:45 p.m.Depart RGA Office to Drury Plaza
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
6:00 p.m. Meet for Transportation to Restaurants
Location: Hotel Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Small Group Dinners
RGA: Dinner Hosts

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY I
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.Meet for Transportation to RGA Office
Location: Hotel Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.International Risk Underwriting: Foreign Travel & Residence Risks,
Facts & Trends

Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Melissa Gallegos, Director, Underwriting
 Brittany Donohue, Underwriting Consultant
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Lars Haaland, Vice President, Fac Exclusives (SUP)
 Bonnie Rickert, Sr. Underwriting Consultant
10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.BREAK
10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.Athletes, Aviation and Avocations
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Scott Sibley, Director, Underwriting
 Kevin Bettis, Sr. Underwriting Consultant
11:10 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.Underwriting Jeopardy
Location: F Training Room
RGA: Alex Trebek (or his designee)
11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Closing / Wrap Up / Questions
Location: F Training Room
RGA: University Committee & Team Leads
12:00 p.m.LUNCH (Boxed Lunch Provided) / DEPARTURES

 

Underwriting University II

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY II
6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Meet for Transportation to Large Group Dinner
Location: Drury Inn Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
6:30 p.m.Large Group Dinner – Vito's in the Valley
8:30 p.m. – 8:40 p.m.Depart Restaurant to Drury Plaza
RGA: Melissa Gallegos

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY II
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.Meet for Transportation to RGA Office
Location: Drury Inn Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.Introductions & Executive Welcome
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Kim Lancaster, VP, Underwriting Operations
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.RGA Initiatives
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Kim Lancaster, VP, Underwriting Operations
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.Department Meet & Greet / Group Photo
Location: RGA Cafetorium & RGA Lobby
9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Includes 10-minute mid-session break)
Underwriting of Neurologic Impairments
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Dr. Dave Rengachary, SVP & Chief Medical Director
Melissa Gallegos, Director, Underwriting
  
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Taste of St. Louis
Location: RGA Cafetorium
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Fraud and Potential Red Flags
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Colin DeForge, Executive Director, Fac Exclusives, ASAP
Dani Storts, Underwriting Consultant
2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.BREAK
2:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Chronic Pain: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Duckett, VP & Medical Director
 Greg Meyer, Sr. Underwriting Consultant
4:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.Depart RGA Office to Drury Plaza
RGA: Melissa Gallegos

 
6:00 p.m.Meet for Transportation to Restaurants
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019
Dress Attire: Business Casual
RGA UNIVERSITY II
7:15 a.m. – 7:30 a.m.Meet for Transportation to RGA Office
Location: Hotel Lobby
RGA: Melissa Gallegos
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Financial Underwriting
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Mike Hesse, VP and Chief Underwriter
  
9:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.BREAK
9:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Includes 5 minute mid-session break)
EKGs, Stress Tests and Echos
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Dr. Valerie Kaufman, VP & Medical Director
 Jennifer Lockwood, Technical Director, Large Case Underwriting
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.LUNCH
Location: RGA Cafetorium
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Underwriting & RGAX Tour
Location: Begin in Lobby
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Cancer: All You Wanted to Know but Were Too Shy to Ask
Location: F Training Room
Speaker: Dr. Elyssa Del Valle, VP & Medical Director
 Larry Fite, Director, Underwriting
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Closing / Wrap Up
Location: F Training Room
RGA: University Committee & Team Leads