Dr. Williams is a 30-year-old Internal Medicine residency graduate who is pursuing a career in General Internal Medicine. This physician is looking forward to equitable and appropriate compensation for their skill set. The agreed upon salary is $200,000 (USD). The contract is for two years without any bonus structure for the first two years. In addition, there is an agreed upon $15,000 moving expense allowance and $5,000/year retention bonus. This salary is three to four times what was made during residency. !


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Author Descriptions

Dr. Walsh (dawalsh@augusta.edu) is an associate professor and division chief of Hospital Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Dr. Schreiner (schrein@musc.edu) is an associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.