MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC, United States


MedStar Health is recruiting a Medical Director with experience leading a large (preferably academic) team to join our MedStar Washington Hospital Center Palliative Care Team. This is the largest team in our system with ~23 interdisciplinary FTEs (MD/APP/social work/rx/chaplain/RN). We have inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth palliative care at this site. This site also houses our academic programs (with a dedicated program director in place) including MD/APP/SW fellowships. This role will include obtaining a Georgetown University faculty appointment.

About MedStar Health: we are a 10-hospital system in the DC/Baltimore region.

About our Palliative Care Teams:

Our nearly 100 clinicians work in interdisciplinary teams across our nine acute care hospitals.

Our inter-disciplinary teams are comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, RNs, social workers, clinical pharmacists, chaplains and administrative roles.

Our Unique System-wide Approach

*Standardized compensation plans with incentive components for physicians

*Discipline-specific workgroups and presence on our clinical practice council

*Interdisciplinary leadership team

*System-wide weekend cross-cover via telehealth (from the comfort of your home)

*Weekly CME event for leaning and connections

We also welcome your resume/CV for any openings which may arise in the future across our sites.

For more information, reach out to [email protected]


Attn: Jess Schmidt
E-mail: [email protected]

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