The following bullet points contain more information about the late career practitioner policy that has been instituted at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore:

Practitioners who are age 75 years or older and applying for initial appointment at LifeBridge Health System entities, as well as current practitioners at their first reappointment after age 75 years and at each subsequent reappointment, are subject to the following procedures:

  • Comprehensive history and physical examination. This will be at practitioner expense or, if appropriate, at his or her medical insurance company’s expense. The examining practitioner will provide a confidential written report directly to the credentials committee.
  • Comprehensive ophthalmology examination. This will be at the practitioner’s expense or, if appropriate, at the expense of his or her medical insurance company. The examining practitioner will provide a confidential written report directly to the credentials committee.
  • Screening cognitive examination. Estimated to take two hours by a certified neuropsychologist, this will be at system expense. Practitioner will be provided a list of approved neuropsychologists and their contact information. The examining practitioner will provide a confidential written report directly to members of the credentials committee.