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Published on July 24, 2015

Billings Clinic names Designated Institutional Official of Internal Medicine Residency Program

Billings, MT— Billings Clinic names Virginia Mohl, MD, PhD, as designated institutional official (DIO) of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The DIO oversees and reports all regulatory and programmatic requirements are being met in accordance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, serves on councils and committees for numerous associations and organizations, and manages all relationships and activities with regional and state education societies.

A Montana native, Dr. Mohl has served more than 12 years as a rural physician and knows what it takes to meet the needs of patients in underserved and rural communities. Dr. Mohl attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of Wyoming where she later served as faculty.

“I’m honored and excited to have been named the designated institutional official for the residency,” said Dr. Mohl. “This position will give me a chance to share my knowledge and experience in graduate medical education, research and administration to support the amazing work being done to grow compassionate, knowledgeable, and effective physicians to meet the primary care needs of patients in underserved and rural communities.” Dr. Mohl states, “As our resident physicians are discovering, it is a privilege to care for patients. It brings me great joy to help grow the physicians our communities need now and in the future.”

The residency program, founded in 2014, is the only Internal Medicine Residency in Montana. The Internal Medicine Residency Program provides broad-based clinical training in a collegial atmosphere and strong diverse patient population. The learning model integrates competency-based residency training into a patient-centered integrated health care system.

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