Compensation and benefits for community-based physicians is determined by the community practice employing the physician.
Physicians should refer to their contracts with individual practices for information regarding their compensation model. Community-based physicians may be eligible for leadership stipends depending on the nature of their leadership roles within the hospital and the needs of the facility.
Benefits may include the following:
Compensation models for employed physicians may vary between member hospitals and by specialty. In addition to base salary, some incentive models based on productivity, quality, and patient satisfaction measures may be available. Compensation may be supplemented in cases where the physician takes on leadership roles (e.g., department chair, committees).
University of Maryland Medical System hospitals each offer generous benefit packages to their employed physicians, which may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Regardless of the model of employment the following additional benefits may be available to affiliated or employed physicians:
Physicians with full faculty appointments by the University of Maryland School of Medicine may be available in both academic and community settings. The benefits for these physicians are determined by the School of Medicine; more information can be accessed at http://medschool.umaryland.edu/.
Volunteer clinical faculty appointments may also be available for employed or community-based physicians. Physicians in this designation would be eligible for benefits of these respective designations.
For more information about working as a community-based or hospital-employed physician in our hospitals, contact the following individuals:
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Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Chester River Health System
Civista Medical Center
Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Maryland General Hospital
Shore Health System
(410) 822-1000, ext. 5052
Upper Chesapeake Health System