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What is it that Carolinas HealthCare System and Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) have to offer?

  • A family-type environment
  • Patient diversity
  • Extremely involved and accessible chair and program director
  • Excellent fellowship placement
  • Medical students from UNC-Chapel Hill year-round
  • 99 percent first-time pass rate on written board exam since 1996
  • 24-hour ancillary services [phlebotomy, ABG's, IV team and transport]
  • State of the art technology
  • Location: Located in a terrific city - Charlotte!  
  • Abundance of educational opportunities.
  • Self-designed elective opportunities

Additional Benefits

  • PGY salaries at 75th percentile -  Salary and Benefits
  • 10 days' vacation plus 5 days during the holidays
  • Five additional days for PGY-3 residents (can also be taken a subsequent year)
  • Free lunch daily plus a generous meal point allotment
  • Free covered parking next to the hospital
  • Free lab coats
  • Free copying and literature searches.


  • IPad stipend
  • MedHub system- allows all schedules, curriculum, evaluations, and procedure logging to be done online
  • UpToDate and MDConsult - available free from any computer with internet access
  • AHEC Digital Library - also free from any computer with internet access
  • Hundreds of electronic textbooks and hundreds of electronic journals
  • Stentor - allows visualization of Radiology images and is accessible from all CMC computers
  • SECUREID passes- allows staff access to all of these systems from their home computer.