Designated Institutional Officer

  • Adena Health System
  • Chillicothe, OH

This position has been filled.

Adena Health SystemAdena Health System is seeking a DIO to lead and grow the GME program, currently consisting of three ACGME-accredited residency programs. currently includes three hospitals (Chillicothe, Waverly and Greenfield) and six regional clinics, with a total of 311 beds, and will soon add Fayette County Memorial Hospital, increasing the total to 336 beds across the system. The footprint of Adena Health System expanded through affiliation agreements with two regional critical access hospitals – Greenfield Area Medical Center in 1999 and Pike Community Hospital in 2012 – and with the opening of seven health centers and eight standalone family medicine locations strategically placed around its seven-county primary service area; the expansion of outlying single provider clinics in small towns and new regional health centers continues today.

Adena provides quality healthcare to over 500,000 patients each year and has been recognized by a variety of independent groups for the exceptional quality of care it provides, including earning an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group and being named a “Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital” – one of only 15 small hospitals nationwide to receive this honor.

Opened in 2008, the PACCAR Medical Education Center is a one-of-a-kind teaching facility on the Chillicothe campus. The Graduate Medical Education program hosts hundreds of medical student rotations each year, in addition to operating three ACGME-accredited medical residency programs, including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Psychiatry. The 18,700-square-foot PACCAR facility is now recognized as providing some of the finest simulation training of all types and for all needs, ranging from cutting-edge static models to quarter-million-dollar advanced robots.

Position Overview

The Director of Graduate Medical Education/Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for Adena Health system will oversee the continuum of medical education to include undergraduate (UME), graduate (GME) and continuing medical education (CME) for the System. The purpose of this position is to provide operational and strategic support to medical education in order to fulfill Adena’s mission in collaboration with Adena’s Chief Integrity & Compliance Officer and Chief Clinical Officer. The Director of Graduate Medical Education serves as the DIO at Adena teaching hospitals to ensure quality of the programs and compliance with all applicable regulations and accreditation standards. The Director of Graduate Medical Education interfaces with all academic partners which may include membership on faculties and education boards.


  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree
  • Current, or eligibility for, Ohio Medical License
  • Current Board Certification in a Medical Specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • 10-15 years in a service delivery environment
  • 10-years experience in medical education, with at least 5 years as a program director or DIO;
  • Experience with New Innovations Residency Management Software, preferred.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the accreditation process of the ACGME and AOA.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of requirements of the Accreditation Data System (ADS) and Clinical Learning Environment Reviews (CLER).
  • Visionary leadership with the ability to set strategic vision and execute those plans.
  • Track record of delivery high-quality results.
  • Team- and consensus-building effectiveness, with a willingness to confront difficult situations and ultimately make decisions.
  • Demonstrated passion for medical education and patient care.
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