Administration (GME)

Dr. Susan Steinemann, Designated Institutional Official, Professor, Department of Surgery

Susan Steinemann, MD, FACS, Designated Institutional Official, Professor, Department of Surgery

Office of the DIO

The Office of the DIO is a structure within the Office of the Dean of JABSOM that provides the institutional oversight for GME and is responsible for the effective operations of the Sponsoring Institution’s Residency and Fellowship Programs, which includes but is not limited to establishing and maintaining a working relationship with Hawaiʻi Residency Program’s (HRP) governing body, management, administrative staff, and Residents. The DIO is the executive head of the ODIO and responsible for its daily operations. In addition to the DIO, the ODIO leadership is made up of the Deputy DIO, Assistant DIO, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, and liaison support provided by HRP.  UH JABSOM Residents and Fellows are welcome to submit comments/questions to the GME office by clicking on the link below. This should NOT contain any confidential patient information; nor should it be used for any such purpose related to patient information.


Annual Institutional Review Summary 2016-2017
Annual Institutional Review Summary 2017-2018
Annual Institutional Review Summary 2018-2019
Annual Institutional Review Summary 2019-2020
Annual Institutional Review Summary 2020-2021
Annual Institutional Review Summary 2021-2022

JABSOM GME programs are accredited by the Accredited Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). For more information regarding our public accreditation information, click on the link and enter the Sponsor Code = 140439.  ACGME Sponsor Search Website.


Other members of the Office of the DIO

Office of the Designated Institutional Official Team

Left to right: Holly Olson, MD, MACM, FACOG, Associate Professor, Dept. of OB-GYN, Deputy DIO; Lynn Iwamoto, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, Assistant DIO; Natalie Talamoa, MBA, Executive Director, HRP, Marlene Keawe, MBA, GME Operations Director & GME Administrator, HRP; Crystal Costa, Program Specialist, GME

Updated UH JABSOM GME Organizational & Operations Chart (2022-12-22) p1 website

Please click on the image above to see an enlarged version outlining the details of the organizational and operational structures.

Click below to view the Statement of Commitment
JABSOM logo behind the SOIC to GME


For more information regarding our GME office, please contact  Crystal Costa, Program Specialist, or by phone, (808) 692-0989.

To provide feedback related to GME anonymously, please click HERE.