Director of Graduate Medical Education – Columbus, OH

Salary Range: $186K to $290K

The Director of Graduate Medical Education (DME) administers the graduate and undergraduate education of our Health System. The DME is a primary liaison with administrative leaders, the medical staff, and affiliated training institutions on matters relating to graduate medical education within the organization. This person may be designated the DIO, who in collaboration with the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), has authority and responsibility for the oversight and administration of the ACGME-accredited programs and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the ACGME institutional and program requirements.


  • Supervises all Residency Program Directors, and conducts periodic performance evaluations.
  • Assist in relationships between Program Directors, Hospital Department Directors and Hospital Administrators regarding medical education issues.
  • Serves as an active member of Medical Education Committees and Continuing Medical Education Committee.
  • Identifies opportunities for and helps provide faculty development for members of the GME faculty.
  • Working in collaboration with the Director of Research & Scholarly Affairs, facilitates research and scholarly activity within the GME department.
  • Assures continued accreditation of all medical education programs by adhering to requirements set forth by the ACGME
  • Actively participate in GME's Quality and Safety initiatives and oversee the GME plan to address deficiencies in the
  • Clinical Learning Environment ensuring compliance to the ACGME's CLER Pathways.
  • Identify national and regional trends in Graduate Medical Education and help ensure that our GME is meeting the needs of the learners.
  • Identify best practices internally within programs and help adopt these processes where applicable across all of GME.
  • Oversee process for Annual Program Evaluation and ensure that all programs meet the requirements for the annual program evaluation providing an effective continuous improvement model for program improvement.
  • Provide tools to track Institutional and Program Performance. Monitor the effective use of such tools.
  • Monitor the use of the GMEC Special Program Review Process.
  • Provide support to the programs to develop and maintain sustainable faculty models that is effective, stable, cost-effective, and future-focused.
  • Remains knowledgeable of continually evolving trends of medical education and continuing medical education, as well as specialty Board requirements.
  • Oversees the creation of and maintenance of affiliation agreements and relationships with associated medical schools/colleges.
  • Assists in residency recruitment activities providing institutional support and methods. Works with Physician Recruiting, as appropriate, in retaining residents in attending physician roles after completion of the residency program.
  • Develops policies and procedures, and ensures compliance by residents with our Resident Physician
  • Handbook & Policy Manual, resident contracts, and due process.
  • Actively participate in professional development ensuring strong knowledge base in Graduate Medical Education accreditation, best practices, curriculum' development, resident evaluation, and resident progress.


  • Minimum five years of leadership experience at the Program Director level or above in an ACGME-accredited residency training program
  • Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy, or equivalent degree enabling the unrestricted practice of medicine in the state of Ohio.
  • Record of scholarly activity sufficient for a clinical appointment in an academic medicine role.


  • Prior Graduate Education Experience

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