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Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Open Faculty Positions

Palliative Medicine Physicians (3-309-1066 and 3-309-1067):

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking two full-time academic palliative medicine physicians for our expanding program.  Clinical duties will include both inpatient activities as well as development of an outpatient program.  Protected time for teaching and research is offered.  Successful candidates will be board certified/eligible in Palliative Medicine.  Strong foundation in internal medicine, teaching and research or quality improvement experience are preferred.

The Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine resides in the Department of Medicine and is comprised of a team of 5.5 MDs, 4 NPs, an RN manager, dedicated Clinical Pharmacist, Chaplain, and Social Worker, in addition to full-time Program Support and a Business Administrator.  The members of the team serve as expert palliative consultants to the UMMC’s multi-disciplinary service teams, adding an extra layer of support to patients and their families. 

Strengths of program, as validated by independent consultants are:

  • Staff: Multidisciplinary and highly motivated staff
  • Supported by: Physician directors of our Medical and Surgical ICUs; Shock Trauma Center Director; Hospital Chief Medical Officer and Nursing leadership; Chairs of Internal and Family Medicine.
  • Quality: Routine collection of operational data; project integration with Medical ICU
  • Research: Strong foundation and support exist for grant funding to further interdisciplinary Palliative Medicine research.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV, and a brief statement regarding their clinical/research interests using the following link:

You are also invited to include a perspective statement on equity, diversity, inclusion, and civility.

Expected faculty rank for all positions is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience. We are proud to offer a competitive salary, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more.  UMB was ranked 13th in ‘Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Large Employers Survey!  The Baltimore-Washington DC area is a highly desirable area to live in with good school systems and outstanding entertainment and recreational opportunities - all within driving distance.  

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.    We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the recruitment process, please contact us at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For additional questions regarding any other issues (after application at the link in the job description), please email and cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence.