We’re excited you’re considering Carle Health for your graduate medical education. Carle Health combines clinical care, academics, research and health insurance in one holistic, vertically integrated system that solves real-world problems today – with an eye toward the future.
Based in Urbana, Illinois, Carle is committed to creating a culture of health by providing highly accessible, world-class care and service to a patient base of two million and growing across central Illinois.
We invite you to learn more about us.
Why Choose Carle?
Working and learning with purpose. Feeling seen, heard and appreciated as you grow your knowledge and develop your professional expertise. Being part of a team achieving goals and celebrating success. People choose Carle for their graduate medical education for countless reasons. Learn more about our residency and fellowship programs and why you should choose Carle.
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Rewards and Benefits
Carle Health is recognized as one of the leading places to work in healthcare in the country by three major, national organizations. We offer total rewards and benefits packages to competitively compensate our residents and fellows, in addition to a number of well-being resources and programs designed to promote balance and overall wellness.
At Carle Health, diversity, equity and inclusion matter. We’re committed to being an inclusive space for every single one of our residents, fellows and team members – and for everyone who depends on us for care. We’re actively engaging in key efforts focused on inclusion, equality and healing – defining actionable steps, measuring our progress, and sharing our challenges and our successes with our team and the communities we’re honored to serve. Learn more about our DEI mission.
The simulation centers at our Carle hospitals provide a number of simulation programs and tools designed to enhance clinical decision-making and guide skill development. These facilities feature some of the most advanced medical simulation technology available. Read more about our simulation centers.
At Carle, our clinicians have the opportunity to take part in world-class medical research – helping discover breakthroughs that’ll improve the health of both current and future generations. The Stephens Family Clinical Research Institute – the research enterprise at Carle Health – enables new discoveries, provides resources and supports the efforts of each clinician to solve real-world health problems. Discover more here.
Several of our programs offer a variety of tracks, electives and unique learning opportunities. The Discovery Pathway offers residents of any program a unique opportunity to grow their strengths as future physician innovators and leaders. This high-impact, integrated program is specifically designed to let residents tailor their professional development opportunities to the interests and expertise that’ll become central to their careers as future pioneers in healthcare.
Vibrant micro-urban college towns and small agricultural communities with quick and easy access to major cities. Come experience life in our communities.
Champaign-Urbana is one of the country’s best micro-urban communities – meaning we have many of the amenities of a much larger city, with the feel of a smaller town. Almost equidistant to Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis – for fun weekend trips to the bigger city – the area offers excellent schools, a great downtown scene, the University of Illinois, Big Ten sports, and an exciting college-town atmosphere that includes museums, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and much more.
Bloomington-Normal is a vibrant community offering a remarkable quality of life, traditional Midwestern lifestyle and values, and all the buzz of a college town. This family-friendly community offers outstanding school systems, abundant dining and shopping options, outdoor activities, fine arts experiences, the Children’s Discovery Museum, Miller Park Zoo and more. Bloomington-Normal is home to Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, State Farm Insurance and Country Financial.
No matter what area you are interested in, we have unique programs and growth
opportunities to support a life-long career at Carle.
Carle Cancer Institute
is the premier cancer treatment and support center in east central Illinois, offering more resources to help patients in the fight against cancer.
is one of the largest cardiovascular institutes in Illinois, offering unparalleled experience in caring for patients with heart and blood vessel diseases.
is home to some of the most advanced neuroscience services and technology available, helping patients live longer and discover an improved quality of life.
provides a comprehensive approach to each patient through screenings, medical and surgical therapies, as well as nutritional, social, and other support services.
enables new discoveries with real-world applications and allows us to develop best practices that create a higher quality of healthcare.