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Mary Steffany

Mary Steffany
Senior Healthcare Risk Engineering Consultant Healthcare Professional Liability
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Mary Steffany is a Senior Healthcare Risk Engineering Consultant for Zurich North America, where she provides risk services, onsite assessments and education programs to hospitals and health systems throughout the country.



Steffany has over 25 years of experience in healthcare risk management. Prior to Zurich, she worked at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases (now NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital), serving first as compliance manager and later risk manager, developing and implementing risk management policies and procedures. In addition, she worked with medical and administrative staff on legal issues and hospital policy. Steffany has served on numerous hospital committees, including patient medical safety, quality assurance, environment of care, emergency preparedness, legal defense and health information management.

External appointments

Steffany is a past president of The Association for Health Care Risk Management of New York and continues to serve as an active board member of the organization. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, and a Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management.

Educational background

Steffany is a registered nurse and holds a Master of Arts in nursing from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Adelphi University.


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