College of Osteopathic Medicine - Exec. Director, Graduate Medical Ed.

Buffalo, NY

The Director for Graduate Medical Education (GME) will work closely with and report to the Founding Dean of the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine seeking accreditation. The Director will assist the Dean to accomplish mutual goals for excellence in GME.

D’Youville University’s proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine seeking accreditation, is located in Buffalo, NY. D’Youville University invites applications for a Founding Executive Director of Graduate Medical Education. The Director of Graduate Medical Education is a senior leadership position within the organization. This role is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the GME program, which includes residency and fellowship training programs for osteopathic medical graduates. The Executive Director collaborates with various stakeholders, including physicians, faculty members, program directors, residents, and administrative staff to ensure a successful GME program for D’Youville University. The Executive Director of Graduate Medical Education reports to the Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and works closely with the Associate Deans in Preclinical and Clinical Education preparing osteopathic medical students for the challenges of residency training.

The selected candidate is expected to start in the Winter of 2024.

Your responsibilities include establishing and overseeing the GME plan to address curriculum deficiencies and ensuring all aspects of the program follow university requirements and are compliant with medical industry regulations.


  • Explores opportunities to support the continuum of osteopathic education in both undergraduate and graduate medical education (GME), as well as in continuing medical education (for all GME faculty) at clinical affiliates or other clinical institutions.
  • Gather data, develop reports and monitor residency assignments to support the development and review of GME programming.
  • Manage GME program and resources effectively.
  • Management of GME Annual Review Process for the Institution and its programs
  • Develop and implement GME “Best Practice” resources. Oversee curriculum development and evaluation with Program Directors and faculty to ensure program quality and alignment with educational objectives.
  • Assist the Dean and Associate Deans with the development, implementation, and assessment of programs and services structured to achieve high-quality outcomes for residency and fellowship programs.
  • Assist the Dean and Associate Deans with the design and implementation of various professional development activities for faculty and staff, to support the leaders of the ACGME-accredited GME programs, thereby assisting them in meeting their goals, as well as internal and external benchmarks for excellence.
  • Maintain accreditation with relevant accrediting bodies, such as the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for osteopathic accreditation where possible.
  • Provide leadership and support for faculty and staff involved in GME programs. Facilitate professional development opportunities, mentorship and on-going education for program directors, faculty and staff.
  • Assist the Dean and the Associate Dean of Clinical Education with GME expansion.
  • Assist in the development of successful well-being programs for the GME trainees.
  • Develop a professional development plan for junior faculty engaged in GME program leadership.
  • Collaborate with other educational affairs units to enhance and promote mutual advantages across the continuum of medical education.
  • Further duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required

  • DO/MD; or PhD /EdD in a healthcare or medical education may be considered if the candidate has significant experience in graduate medical education
  • Significant experience in graduate medical education and full understanding of the ACGME structure

Core Competencies

  • Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiasm, and motivation to contribute to the growth.
  • Skills in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain evaluation and development procedures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the academic departments and their individual courses offered.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.


  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on various multidisciplinary teams.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, performance metrics and quality improvement.
  • Ability to identify problems, develop solutions and implement change.

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Including Word, Excel, Power Point, & Outlook

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Mental/Visual Demand and Physical Effort.
  • For a normal office environment, you must be able to lift 50lbs from floor level.
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver normal size full file box for archival purposes.
  • Must be able to occasionally bend, twist, and stoop.
  • Frequent typing of computer keyboard.
  • Must be able to operate standard office equipment such as computer, mobile device, phone, copier, scanner, printer, or related items.
  • May be called upon to work beyond the normal workday.
  • Must have good personal hygiene and adhere to corporate dress policy (business casual).

Work Remotely - No

Work Location: Buffalo, NY

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $200,000.00 - $270,000.00 per year

Additional Salary Information

The salary range reflects our good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, the role and associated responsibilities, and the experience, education, and training of the selected candidate.

About the Institution:

D’Youville is a highly regarded private university and research institution with a rich history located on the vibrant West Side of Buffalo adjacent to a growing downtown with year-round cultural events and outdoor recreation. While preparing students for the 21st-century, D’Youville excels at helping students reach their career goals as change agents, doing well for themselves and their communities by doing good. Under the leadership of President Lorrie Clemo, the university is moving boldly forward through a dynamic and integrated planning process to strengthen the institution and positively impact the student experience and surrounding community.

Founded in 1908, the Grey Nuns named the college after the Patron Saint Marguerite D’Youville and committed to making it a compassionate place of learning for those from underrepresented populations. That commitment and tradition continue today. D’Youville was the first college in Western New York to offer baccalaureate degree programs for women. With a long Catholic history, D’Youville welcomes students of every culture, background, and faith and is a place where different faith traditions can be openly shared and respected. Coeducational since 1971, D’Youville strives to expand opportunities for diverse learners, including adults, first-generation, low-income, and other students historically underrepresented in higher education.

Today, D’Youville features an urban, growing campus community of 3,000 students and offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies including advanced certificates and accelerated learning programs. Featuring degrees in healthcare, business, and the liberal arts, D’Youville encourages students to balance their learning with activities that integrate community service with coursework. D’Youville’s proud graduates have the academic strengths necessary for careers that make a difference and the skills to be leaders for the world. All job offers are contingent upon legal authorization to be employed in NYS as determined by NYS DOL. To learn more about D’Youville, please visit

D’Youville University continues to grow its commitment to Diversity, EQUITY, and Inclusion. Remaining true to the teachings of our Patroness, St. Marguerite d’Youville, we seek to selflessly and compassionately contribute to humanity by improving the lives of individuals and society through education. D’Youville University was founded to extend a hand to those in need and equip them, through education, with the skills necessary to change the world.