Endocrinology Opportunity in Elkhart, Indiana

Physician: Endocrinology
Market: Non-Metropolitan (Less than 50,000)
Job ID:10441
Verified Date:06/10/2022
Loan Repayment:Yes
Sign on Bonus:Yes
Practice Type: Employed
Accept J1 Visa:No Response
Accept H1b Visa:No Response
Permanent: Full time Endocrinology

What you need to know:

Practice Details

  • Board certified or board eligible considered if residency completed in last 5 years
  • Monday through Thursday, Friday until noon.
  • Full time hospitalist program covers inpatient services
  • May occasionally share 1:10 Internal Medicine “back up call”

Compensation Details

  • Annual guarantee $230,000 guarantee for two years with quarterly worked RVU incentive
  • Signing bonus
  • Relocation assistance
  • Annual CME allowance

Community Details

Elkhart, Indiana, just 2 miles south of the Michigan border, is called the “City with a Heart.” Elkhart is a family-friendly community with a wide range of recreational activities for every season from water skiing in the summers to snow skiing in the winters. Chicago, Indianapolis, Indiana Dunes National Park, and Lake Michigan are just a short drive away, with the University of Notre Dame’s beautiful campus within minutes. Elkhart County’s population is 205,000 and offers 7 public school systems, and over 50 private schools. Elkhart, known as the “RV Capital of the World” and the “Band Instrument Capital of the World,” provides a strong manufacturing economy with a concentration in recreational vehicles and manufactured housing. Low unemployment.  Indiana is a malpractice friendly state for physicians.

Recruiter Insights

Compensation.  The Starting Salary Is Up To $50,000 to $75,000 More Compared To Starting BC/BE Salaries Located In Chicago, IL Coupled With Cost Of Living 30% Less, Provides Physicians With Significant Purchasing Power Where You Can Build Your Dream Home, Pay Off School Loans And Retire Early.  

The Housing Market.  This 1,683 sq ft, 3 bd 2 bath home has hardwood floors throughout & a full basement that is partially finished for extra living spaces. This home is on almost an acre with a fantastic view from the front looking out to the river. Access to river is west of property & shared with others in neighborhood (not deeded, but common access). All appliances will stay! This home can be yours for $240,000

The Community.  The city of Elkhart offers a vibrant, diverse, and unique community. In Elkhart, things are built, opportunity abounds, and our community offers great experiences in recreation, arts, and culture.

The Employer.  Established in 1954, the Elkhart Clinic is a physician-owned multi-specialty group practice with 36 physicians in 16 different specialties and sub-specialties; 40% primary care (general internal medicine and family medicine) and 60% surgical and non-surgical specialists.  Onsite comprehensive laboratory, imaging services including MRI and CT-PET, infusion center, EEG, AEEG, EMG-NCV.  eCW EMR.

Community Profile What is nice to know.

Closest International Airports:

  • 77 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 103 miles: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR / KGRR) Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  • 118 miles: Chicago, IL (MDW / KMDW) Chicago Midway International Airport
  • 135 miles: Chicago, IL (ORD / KORD) Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 143 miles: Lansing, MI (LAN / KLAN) Capital Region International Airport

Closest Major City:

  • 60 miles to Fort Wayne, IN
  • 87 miles to Chicago, IL
  • 125 miles to Toledo, OH
  • 133 miles to Indianapolis, IN
  • 137 miles to Milwaukee, WI
  • 157 miles to Detroit, MI
  • 157 miles to Windsor, Canada
  • 193 miles to Cincinnati, OH
  • 194 miles to Columbus, OH
  • 202 miles to Madison, WI

Closest Domestic Airport:

  • 31 miles: South Bend, IN (SBN / KSBN) South Bend Regional Airport
  • 52 miles: Kalamazoo, MI (AZO / KAZO) Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
  • 77 miles: Fort Wayne, IN (FWA / KFWA) Fort Wayne International Airport
  • 103 miles: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR / KGRR) Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Cost of Living:

  • Mean Housing Cost- $158,045
  • City Cost of Living Index- 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • State Cost of Living Index- 82.1

Colleges and Universities:

  • Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 14 miles)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 15 miles)
  • Andrews University (about 28 miles)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 37 miles)


  • White alone 54.8%
  • Hispanic 26.9%
  • Black alone 14.8%
  • Two or more races 3.1%
  • Asian alone .8%
  • Other race alone .5%
  • American Indian alone .09%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone .09%


  • Property tax rate- 0.85%
  • Income tax rate- 3.3%
  • Sales tax rate- 7%
  • County tax rate- 3.4%
  • City tax rate- 

Major Industry:

  • Transportation equipment (13.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.5%)


  • The Elkhart Parks and Recreation Department offers five indoor pavilions that are available for rental throughout the year, High Dive, McNaughton, Pierre Moran, Studebaker, and Willowdale.
  • Ideal Beach Water Park amenities include lakefront beach, wading pool, playground, sand volleyball courts, miniature golf, picnic areas, two corkscrew water slides, and concession stand. 

Arts & Culture:

  • Hall of Heroes Comic and Superhero Museum is filled with fantastic memorabilia and the Ruthmere Museum which offers a window into the "Gilded Age."
  • Gate Theatre and Performing Arts Center is host to a full schedule of concerts while the Michiana Events Center hosts everything from acrobats to rodeos

Sports for the Spectator:

  • Visit university of Notre Dame, 15 miles away, to watch NCAA Division 1 Football, Baseball and Basketball.
  • Drive 77 miles to Fort Wayne and attend minor league professional sport teams.  
  • Chicago is an  87 miles drive to attend a professional sporting event, including, Chicago Blackhawks, Bears, Cubs, Sox and the Indianapolis Colts and Pacers.

Sports for the Participant:

  • Many sports programs offered at Inspire Athletics, All About Fitness, and more
  • Gyms located throughout Elkhart. Planet Fitness, Beacon Health & Fitness, and more.


  • Concord Mall
  • Hart City Super Center
  • Market Centre
  • The Old Bag Factory

Top Five things to do:

  1. RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum
  2. Linton's Enchanted Gardens
  3. Wellfield Botanic Gardens
  4. Quilt Gardens
  5. The Lerner Theater