Designated Institutional Offical/Director of Medical Education
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
July 2, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Designated Institutional Official/Director of Medical Education (DIO/DME) has responsibility for the oversight of all institutionally sponsored and accredited residency and fellowship programs and undergraduate education programs. The DIO/DME exemplifies a learning culture within the system environment, balancing multiple missions and institutional goals and well-being of learners. The Designated Institutional Official/Director of Medical Education has a dual reporting relationship to the hospital Chief Medical Officer and Henry Ford Health System Vice President for Graduate Medical Education. Director- Medical Education/DIO HFW
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure that the sponsoring institution and its affiliated training sites create and sustain an educational and clinical learning environment focused on patient safety, quality, and resident well-being.
Identify and implement strategies for ensuring competent, informed, educated, and high-performing GME program directors and other key GME leaders, faculty, and staff.
Sustains institutional and program accreditation and achieving high-quality performance outcomes.
Sustains effective structures, programs and consultative support for curriculum design, development, and evaluation
Sustaining the resources and administrative structures and systems necessary for effective operations of the institution’s central GME and program support functions.
Demonstrating the value of GME and aligning GME to the overall environment and the clinical enterprise of the sponsoring institution and affiliate sites.
Informs and engages stakeholders regarding their role in GME.
Sets clear performance goals and standards, inspires and coaches performance.
Establishes a shared GME vision and goals among stakeholders.
Implements methods for continuous assessment, monitoring, and review of GME stakeholder and customer requirements.
Facilitates alignment of GME planning to institutional planning and workforce development.
Possession of an MD, DO, or PhD.
MD or DO with ACGME or AOA approved post-doctoral training and additional training in education, public health administration or other health care training credentials preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of administrative experience in GME as a program director or administrative director.
Prior experience as an institution’s ACGME Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and/or experience as a program director in an ACGME accredited program with a strong level of compliance with RRC requirements preferred.
Knows, understands and ensures compliance with current ACGME Institutional requirements, Common Program Requirements and specific program requirements for the Institution’s sponsored programs.
Knows and supports requirements for the GMEC structure and function: establishes institutional policies, oversees program directors, monitors program accreditation, orients and develops new program directors, and reviews and approves official correspondence to the ACGME.
Understands the Institution’s process for budgeting including Medicare Indirect GME and Direct GME funding.
Understands key CMS regulations including resident caps, FTEs and redistribution of resources.
Knows, understands and implements ACGME requirements in support of resident well-being.
Knows and understands the Institutional and State policies for physician impairment.
Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning and applied learning
Effectively applies situational leadership
Fosters an environment of mutual respect and trust among colleagues and team members
Advocates thinking and action that promote and support broader organization and health system goals; avoids and discourages thinking in “silos.”
Uses team principles and relationship-building values to motivate team commitment, synergy, and team decision making to achieve GME and institutional goals.
Possession of knowledge, skills and attitudes that enable function at “expert” level for most if not all “AAMC Core Competencies for Institutional GME/DIOs,” and for those not at “expert” level, has the capabilities and motivation to attain “expert” level.
About Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Your health and wellbeing has been our priority for more than 90 years. We are committed to serving the Downriver community and surrounding southeast Michigan region through charitable giving, outreach, and building stronger, healthier individuals and families.
Our mission and services
Established in 1926, our mission is to improve human health through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing. Our 401-bed acute care hospital offers a full range of services, including:
24-hour emergency care?
Adult mental health services?
Physical therapy and rehabilitation?
Our commitment to the community
We are actively involved in our community. We partner with community organizations to offer a variety of programs and services that support the health and wellbeing of our neighbors, such as Wellness Wednesdays. We’re also one of the biggest employers in the city of Wyandotte, with more than 2,300 employees.
We take pride in teaching future healthcare providers. Our Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education program offers rotations to resid...ents, interns, and third- and fourth-year medical students.
We’re accredited by many prestigious agencies and organizations. These accomplishments demonstrate our dedication to high-quality health care.
Our accreditations include:
American Association of Blood Banks?
American College of Radiologists?
American Osteopathic Association?
American Psychological Association?
College of American Pathologists?
The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission for inpatient medical rehabilitation?