Compensation and Benefits

UPMC Emergency Medicine offers premium compensation package with comprehensive benefits, along with generous physician coverage ratios.

In addition to an excellent base salary, our full-time benefits package includes:

  • Occurrence-based malpractice insurance (with tail)
  • High quality health, dental, and vision insurance for physicians and their families
  • Annual contribution from UPMC Emergency Medicine to physicians' retirement plan, with the option to contribute additional pre-tax money
  • CME allowance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Reimbursement of professional expenses
  • Double pay for holiday shifts
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Discounted life insurance for physician and their families

Our physicians also participate in the UPMC Emergency Medicine Physician Incentive Plan which provides additional income based on performance including productivity, documentation, and quality.

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