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Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education & Designated Institutional Official

Job Description / Duties


The Associate Dean for GME/DIO is responsible for oversight and administration of Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM)’s GME programs, ensuring compliance with national standards for excellence and facilitating an environment which produces optimal educational outcomes among program graduates.    



1.     In concert with our academic partners, facilitate and oversee the GME mission and strategies of BSOM, remaining responsive to the changing environment.

2.     Oversee all aspects of BSOM’s GME programs including interfacing with academic partners, Chairs and Program Directors to assure outstanding outcomes.

3.     Promotion of excellence in GME programs, ensuring compliance with ACGME and other accreditation agencies common, specialty/subspecialty specific program, and institutional requirements.

4.     Provide oversight of academic grievances, corrective and disciplinary actions.

5.     Serve as a resource for residency program directors and chairs for the latest national standards and best practices in GME.

6.     Develop all policies, protocols and guidelines needed for the administration and conduct of GME at the institution and program levels.

7.     Provide mentoring and faculty development for Program Directors.

8.     Oversee mechanisms to optimize accreditation site visits and accreditation activities.

9.     Maintain knowledge and understanding of accreditation requirements, policies and procedures.

10.  Represent GME interests regionally, nationally and internationally as needed/indicated.

11.  Chair GMEC committee and oversee a staff to optimally manage GME support functions.

12.  Serve as a member of the senior leadership/dean’s office team of BSOM.

Qualifications / Required Skills


  •     MD/DO or EdD/PhD with at least 5 years’ experience in a leadership role in a GME program. 
  •     Program Director or previous experience as DIO strongly preferred.
  •     Ability to work well with primary hospital partners.
  •     Familiarity and knowledge of ACGME requirements/policies.
  •     Experience in leading and supervising a team.

Additional Information


  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of DUCOM.



Dean, College of Medicine

Contact Information

Wright State Univ. Applicant Portal

WSU Boonshoft SOM
Attn:  GME/DIO Search Cmte
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.
#140 White Hall
Dayton, OH  45435
937-245-7695 Office
937-775-2633 Fax

Employer Profile

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is located in Dayton, Ohio, and serves the Miami Valley region of Southwest Ohio. Its educational programs include undergraduate medical education, residency and fellowship training, master's degree programs, and a wide variety of continuing medical education programs for practicing physicians in the community.

Wright State is affiliated with eight major teaching hospitals in the region and has formal affiliation agreements with more than 25 other health care institutions in the Miami Valley. This model exposes medical students and resident physicians to a diverse range of patients and health care facilities. Medical educators believe this "real world" experience is excellent preparation for medical careers in a rapidly changing health care system.

The school's academic departments include basic science departments located on the Wright State University campus and clinical departments based throughout the community.  Our innovative educational programs have made the Boonshoft School of Medicine a national leader in generalist medicine, community service and the diversity of our student body. 

A Carnegie-classified research university, Wright State University offers degree programs through eight colleges and three schools, including the Boonshoft School of Medicine.