Designated Institutional Official

Aspirus, Inc
Facility: Aspirus, Inc 
Wausau, WI 54401 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Administration 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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As a member of the Wisconsin North & Central (WiNC) Graduate Medical Education Consortium, Aspirus has partnered with WiNC in their search for a Designated Institutional Official (DIO).  The approved FTE for this role is .25 or 20 hours per week.

The DIO, in collaboration with the WiNC Board of Directors and GME Committee, will be responsible for overseeing and administrating WiNC’s Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited programs, as well as responsibility for ensuring compliance with the ACGME Institutional, Common, and specialty/subspecialty-specific Program Requirements.  The DIO will ensure that appropriate linkages and communications occur with the consortium’s Clinical and Hospital Partners to ensure that all parties meet the ACGME requirements for quality, safety and resident support. The DIO works with the Executive Director to lead and direct the establishment and responsibilities of the WiNC GME Consortium.

This will include:  

  • Ensure compliance with the ACGME Institutional Requirements, Common Program Requirements and specialty and fellowship-specific Program Requirements.
  • Oversee development and approval of a written statement documenting the Sponsoring Institution’s commitment to Graduate Medical Education through provision of adequate financial, administrative, educational and clinical resources, including personnel, at least every five years.
  • Chair the GMEC and oversee its required subcommittees and required activities.
  • Oversee the development and tracking of the Annual Institutional Review (AIR) and contained recommendations and performance improvement activities.
  • Oversee the development and tracking of any Special Review processes.
  • Submit an annual written executive summary of the Annual Institutional Review (AIR) to the Governing Body of the SI.
  • Participate in local, regional and national professional development activities as appropriate to his or her responsibilities as an educational leader.


Candidates should possess one or more of the following:

  • MD or DO
  • Five years' experience in graduate medical education as program director.
  • Three years’ experience serving as a voting GMEC member. At least three years' of any of the above experiences in an organization in the Consortium's geographic region (strongly preferred).
  • Evident of partnering with rural training locations (strongly preferred).
  • Design and development of new programs, training tracks, or services.
  • Working within strategic alliances and/or collaborative ventures.
  • Assertive, clear and concise communication style.

knowledge of local, state and federal regulations, grant requirements pertinent to the Institution’s residency and fellowships.

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Wausau, Wisconsin is located in the lovely Wisconsin River valley at the center of the state. We have a metro area population of 80,000 with excellent schools, busy performing arts center, large private music conservatory, and visual arts center. Quiet residential neighborhoods surround Lake Wausau and overlook the Wisconsin River or have views of Rib Mountain State Park.  We enjoy four seasons of recreation including all water sports, sailing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, soccer, down-hill and cross-country skiing. We are conveniently located three hours from Milwaukee and Minneapolis. For More Information, Visit 

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