September 1, 2012

The Center for a Healthy Maryland

Center for the Employed Physician

The purpose of the grant is to establish the Center for the Employed Physician at MedChi the Maryland State Medical Society. The new Center will create resources and educational programming to meet the needs of Maryland physicians who are employed by hospitals or large group practices. The Center will collate and vet resources based on identified needs of employed physicians on such topics ranging from negotiating employment contracts, building relationships with hospital administration and compensation data.The principal goal of the project is to develop a resource and training center to address the needs of employed physicians in Maryland. There are two main objectives:

1. Research, compile and develop resource materials for employed physicians and make them available to the medical community in Maryland via print and online formats.

2. Create and organize CME presentations on topics of relevance to employed physicians and present them around the state.