Institution Responsibilities: Designated Institution Official Designee Policy
University of Minnesota Medical School (UMMS)
Graduate Medical Education
Policy: Designated Institution Official (DIO) Designee Policy
Original Approval: 9.22.09
Effective Date: Immediately upon approval
Approved by GMEC: 9.22.09
Distribution: R/F; PD; PC; CSC; ACD Institution Policy Manual; GME website
Policy Owner: GME
In accordance with ACGME requirements the Designated Institution Official (DIO) is required to have a designee to assume responsibility in his/her absence. This institution’s DIO is the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education.
All graduate medical education residency and fellowship programs sponsored by the University of Minnesota are accountable to the DIO. When the DIO is not immediately available the Director of Education shall serve as the DIO designee.