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Welcome to MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society.  
As the statewide professional association for licensed 
physicians, we are dedicated to our mission to serve as 
Maryland's foremost advocate and resource for physicians, 
their patients, and 
public health.

The Center for the Employed Physician Additional Resources


The Center for the Employed Physician was established by the Center for a Healthy Maryland through a grant from The Physicians Foundation.  Through this project resources and educational programming were developed to assist physicians who are currently employed or are considering entering into an employment arrangement. To inform the content of the tools and services to be created, 442 Maryland physicians responded to a survey, giving feedback about their concerns regarding practicing medicine in an employed setting.  Physicians considering employment most requested a resource that would aid in contract negotiations, while physicians who are currently practicing in employed settings most requested current compensation models. Both groups were also concerned about maintaining autonomy. Please click to read the Updated Survey Summary Charts.


Resources of the Center for the Employed Physician include an informative Employed Physicians Brochure, referrals for professional advice, a Model Employment Contract adapted to Maryland (to obtain the Model Contract, please click here, a Primer of Self-Referral Laws, Compensation Resources and well-received CME presentations on “Issues for the Employed Physician and Physicians Contemplating Employment,” conducted in the Baltimore and Montgomery County areas.


For more information, please contact Amity Aldrich, MedChi Membership Sales Director, at 410-539-0872 ext. 3330 or by email.


Physician Employment and Service Agreements


  • The American Medical Association offers a variety of resources to their members entering an employment relationship with hospitals, group practice, or other entities. 
  • Click here to view the AMA Principles for Physician Employment.
  • Please click here for Physician Compensation Resources, compiled by the Center for the Employed Physician.

Issues for the Employed Physician and Physicians Contemplating Employment… the legal and financial considerations.

Click on the names in the links below to view the presentations from our Fall 2013 forums.

 Articles of Interest