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