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Palliative Medicine

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Palliative Medicine Physician (Position 3-309-1012):

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a full-time academic palliative medicine physician 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 Palliative Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine resides in the Department of Medicine and is comprised of a team of 4 MDs, 4 NPs, an RN manager dedicated Clinical Pharmacist, Chaplain, and  Social Worker, in addition to full-time Program Support and a Business Adminstrator.  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. Please see our websites for additional information:

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 exists 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 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.

For questions after application, please email Please cite specific position number of interest in your correspondence.