Springwoods Medical Office Building | Spring, TX


Physicians Realty Trust shares information regarding its corporate governance, SEC reports, press releases, and disclosures on our website, including voluntary disclosures such as investor presentations and a quarterly supplemental information disclosure. Our website also provides information regarding our Board of Directors’ role in overseeing our business operations, including details of the Board’s Committee structure and all associated governance documents.

DOC was recognized for our commitment to investor transparency in 2015, when we were the Gold Award Winner for the NAREIT Investor CARE Award in Communications & Reporting Excellence for the Small Cap Equity REITs category.

Core Values

At DOC, we Invest in better® to help medical providers, developers, and shareholders realize better health care, better communities, and better returns. We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our team members, investors, health care partners, and those who visit our properties.

At DOC, our commitment to sound governance stems from our core values, summarized by C.A.R.E.

Physicians Realty Trust Board of Trustees

Back row left to right: William A. Ebinger, M.D., Mark A. Baumgartner, Albert C. Black, Jr., and Richard A. Weiss, Esq.
Front row left to right: Stanton D. Anderson, Esq., Honorable Tommy G. Thompson, John T. Thomas, and Pamela J. Kessler

Board Structure

All Trustees are independent other than our President and CEO

Separate Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Open communication and effective working relationships among Trustees with regular access to management

Active year-round shareholder outreach and engagement

Trustees are elected annually

Majority voting in uncontested elections

Resignation policy for any Trustee who does not receive majority support

Robust Trustee and officer share ownership requirements

Anti-hedging policy and anti-pledging policy by Trustees

Regular executive sessions of independent Trustees

Risk oversight by full Board and Committees

Shareholder Rights

No poison pill

Shareholders have the right to call a special meeting

As a Maryland REIT, we have opted out of the Maryland Control Share Acquisition Act and the Maryland Business Combination Act

Majority vote requirement for mergers requiring a shareholder vote

Our shareholders have the power to amend our Bylaws