Associate Professor of Medicine or Professor of Medicine, GME Designated Institutional Official

  • University of Central Florida
  • Orlando, FL
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Classification Title:

Associate Professor of Medicine or Professor of Medicine, GME Designated Institutional Official

Administrative Title:

Program Director

Job Description:

The University of Central Florida (UCF)/HCA Healthcare Graduate Medical Education (GME) consortium is seeking a Designated Institutional Official (DIO) to lead a rapidly expanding number of residency and fellowship programs. The UCF/HCA consortium is a community partnership with 28 ACGME-accredited programs in greater Orlando, Ocala, Gainesville, and Pensacola, Florida with future expansion planned throughout Florida. This role is responsible for facilitating an integrated approach between the partners to provide an inclusive learning environment for our residents and fellows. The DIO will be employed by the University of Central Florida and report to the UCF/HCA Consortium Executive Board (CEB), and will hold an appropriate faculty title in the relevant College of Medicine (COM) department. This position will be a non-tenured position at the associate professor of medicine or professor of medicine rank.

Through efforts such as this UCF/HCA consortium, HCA Healthcare has become the largest sponsor of GME in the United States and is working to create more opportunities for medical school graduates to get the training they need. Although the numbers change on a weekly basis, there are approximately 3,400 residents and fellows in over 250 programs in 17 states with an opportunity to initiate growth through scale, standardization, and best shared practices over the coming years.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight for, and assure continued accreditation of, all ACGME residency and fellowship programs;
  • Close monitoring of program quality and any deficiencies: assure compliance with ACGME institutional and program reporting requirements and take steps to address and improve academic quality of all ACGME programs;
  • Chair the Graduate Medical Education (GME) committee, carrying out and documenting all GME committee responsibilities required by the ACGME;
  • Review and update GME policies in conjunction with UCF and HCA leadership and provide for appropriate policy implementation;
  • All other responsibilities required of a DIO by the ACGME;
  • Work in collaboration with HCA leadership to review all ACGME application materials and prepare for programmatic and institutional site visits;
  • Regular site visits (averaging once/month) to include meeting with program directors and local GME staff;
  • Lead the consortium office GME staff;
  • Collaboration with UCF business partners (human resources, finance and legal) and HCA leadership including regular meetings with division vice president of GME.


AHSC-College of Medicine, Graduate Medical Education

Type of Appointment:


Advertised Annual Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree from an accredited medical school, with sufficient academic experience to be appointed at the rank of associate professor of medicine or professor of medicine. Experience as an educator, leader, or administrator in an accredited GME program is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three or more years of experience in graduate medical education and in managing accreditation activities; with two or more years of experience in a leadership role such as program director or GME director.

Demonstrated record of academic activities including teaching, and/or completion of scholarly works (prior academic appointments preferred).

Superior interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders to facilitate mutual growth and goals.

M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited institution with board certification strongly preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Regular monthly travel to all hospital sites is expected within Central and North Florida.

This position is contingent upon available funding.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the application, interested applicants must also submit the following materials: a cover letter, a CV, and the contact information for three professional references.

Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit documents at a later date.

Please contact Brittany Hofmann at with questions about the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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