Associate Designated Institutional Official and Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor (84509)

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Associate Designated Institutional Official and Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor (84509)

University of Florida: College of Medicine
Open Date:
Oct 12, 2021

Associate Designated Institutional Official and Clinical Assistant/Associate/Professor
University of Florida College of Medicine

The University of Florida College of Medicine, based in Gainesville, Florida, invites applications and nominations for the non-tenure track position of Associate Designated Institutional Official (DIO) to serve as a key member of the Graduate Medical Education and Regional Programs leadership teams across the state.

You Belong Here
UF Graduate Medical Education (GME) at the University of Florida College of Medicine (COM) is a large GME system with 135 total programs that includes 85 programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and over 1,000 residents and fellows. The largest of six colleges at the University of Florida Academic Health Center and ranked #15 in public medical schools by U.S. News & World Report, the UF College of Medicine is home to thousands of faculty, students, and staff committed to improving the health and well-being of people across the globe. With six adult specialties and eight pediatric specialties in the top 50 with the U.S. News & World Report 2021-2022 Best Hospitals, no other Florida hospital has as many adult and pediatric specialties ranked among the nation’s best as University of Florida Health Shands Hospital.

The Opportunity 
This new Associate DIO position will join UF College of Medicine at an exciting time of growth and innovation as The Villages® and UF Health plan to develop a comprehensive health care campus for The Villages®, including a new general acute care hospital. In addition, UF COM continues to build on its strong relationship with Ascension Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Florida and Halifax Health in Volusia County, Florida to provide residency programs that train physicians in multiple specialties.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official of the College of Medicine, the Associate DIO will oversee the development of the GME programs at the College of Medicine’s regional locations, including the expansions at UF Health The Villages® Hospital. This position will serve as an integral member of the UF COM Graduate Medical Education enterprise to provide oversight, improvement, and strategic planning of these GME expansion efforts including the development, initial and continued accreditation of both new and existing ACGME residency and/or fellowship programs at these regional sites. The Associate DIO will have the opportunity to work closely with Program Directors, Program Coordinators, the GME Office Staff, and hospital leadership at UF COM’s regional locations while also taking part in professional development opportunities and representing UF GME at ACGME national conferences.

This is a full-time position that includes a 0.40 FTE administrative appointment. The academic appointment will be in the appropriate clinical department.   

This role will focus on:

  • The development, initial and continued accreditation of both new and existing ACGME residency and/or fellowship programs at regional sites
  • The programs’ learning and working environments
  • Program evaluation and improvement
  • Personnel evaluations
  • Faculty and resident/fellow development

This position will be located at UF Health in Gainesville, Florida and will travel to our UF Health Central Florida location and occasionally travel to our Pensacola and Daytona Beach locations.

About North Central Florida
Innovative ideas and entrepreneurial activity thrive in North Central Florida, a region known for its competitive cost of living, accessibility and abundance of natural resources. North Central Florida, comprised of the north-central part of the state, encompasses the city of Gainesville, the region's largest city and home of the University of Florida, as well as Ocala and many surrounding towns and cities that offer growth opportunities that are as unique and colorful as their own history.  Rich in history, North Central Florida boasts an abundance of outdoor activities, natural wonders, and one-of-a-kind destinations, all infused with Southern charm.

North Central Florida’s largest city, Gainesville, ( is home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and so is one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and athletics. The University of Florida and UF Health Shands Hospital are the leading employers in Gainesville and provide jobs for many residents of surrounding counties. Gainesville is also the largest city in Alachua County and is the county seat, with approximately 269,000 residents county-wide. It serves as the cultural, educational, and commercial center for the north central Florida region.  Explore Gainesville in 60 Seconds

North Central Florida's southernmost county, Marion County, is home to the Ocala Metropolitan area and is adjacent to its namesake Ocala National Forest, which is the southernmost forest in the continental United States and is the largest sand pine forest in the world. Located in what’s known as “the Horse Capital of the World,” Ocala has plenty of beautiful horse farms and outdoor recreational activities available in its boundaries, including Silver Springs State Park, Ocala National Forest and the Florida Trail

The North Central Florida area is in a central location to both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, providing easy access within a day’s drive to beaches, nature preserves, water-based activities and the largest theme parks in the world.

Our Commitment 
The University of Florida College of Medicine is committed to diversity, inclusion and heath equity through the efforts of actively finding, developing and including the best talent to support our vision of being “a premier institution focused on promoting health and alleviating human suffering through exceptional education, discovery, innovation and patient-centered health care of the highest quality.”

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in also aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits and training.  

We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s teaching, research, and clinical mission, including women, members of underrepresented groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 


Candidates for this position should have a MD or DO degree and experience supporting an ACGME-accredited program, preferably as a residency or fellowship program director. Academic appointment and rank will be in the appropriate Department and commensurate with experience and accomplishment. The University of Florida offers a total rewards package that includes a competitive salary, commensurate with education and experience, as well as family-friendly benefits with a robust leave package.

This position requires travel to our regional locations within the state of Florida. A valid Florida Driver's license will be required. 

Application Instructions:

Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Associate Designated Institutional Official at the University of Florida. The Associate DIO reports to the Designated Institutional Official of the College of Medicine. Applications and nominations will be kept confidential.

Candidates must apply online at and should include a letter of interest outlining their special qualifications for this position and a current curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin on November 11, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries and nominations can be sent to Jenna Glendinning, Human Resources Business Partner with the College of Medicine at [email protected] or 352-265-7660. 

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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