Director, Medical Education – DIO in Plano, TX at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

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Job Description


The Director of Medical Education (DME) / Designated Institutional Official (DIO) is responsible for maintaining the educational quality, financial viability, administrative/academic structure, accreditation standards and other regulatory requirements for graduate medical education (GME).


The position functions as a liaison between the ACGME and the residents/fellows, teaching faculty, GME Office, departments/caregivers internal to the hospital, and institutions serving as outside teaching sites for residents and fellows. The DME/DIO should also be knowledgeable about health care compliance and regulatory requirements, and demonstrate abilities in areas of financial analysis, strategic planning, decision making, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.




1.    Master’s degree in Business, Education, Health Care, or equivalent experience required.

2.    Five (5) years of experience in Graduate Medical Education, and two or more years of hospital and leadership experience strongly preferred. 

3.    Knowledge of the ACGME institutional responsibilities such as the Annual Institutional Review (AIR), CLER activities, institutional self-studies, and residency program evaluation and data management collection.

4.    Must possess strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written skills, proven leadership abilities, and computer skills with programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, and Power Point. 

5.    Must be able to work collaboratively with executive/physician leadership, program coordinators, hospital personnel, and institutions of higher learning to develop/maintain collegial relationships and teamwork. 

6.    Experience with electronic residency management systems such as New Innovations is preferred. 

7.    Experience developing faculty development and continuing medical education programs is preferred.


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